Victoria Times Colonist
April 24, 2012
Greater Victoria teachers are engaging in an illegal strike by refusing to prepare report cards, the Labour Relations Board ruled late Monday afternoon.
The board ordered the Greater Victoria Teachers' Association and president Tara Ehrcke to cease and desist "declaring or authorizing the unlawful strike" in violation of the Labour Relations Code.
The B.C. Public School Employers' Association filed an application with the board Monday morning alleging that Ehrcke and the union were advising teachers to hold off preparing report cards despite last week's board order that work begin immediately.
"Ms. Ehrcke for the GVTA has clearly counselled member teachers to continue to refuse to prepare report cards at least pending a GVTA meeting scheduled for today," the application said.
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