B.C. teachers reacted with incredulity to a report that the Ministry of Education intends to pay some teachers more than others, depending on their class sizes.
The B.C. Liberal government is poised to violate the legal rights of workers with Bill 22, which, if it becomes law, will prohibit teachers from striking and limit their collective bargaining rights.
The B.C. Teachers Federation has been in negotiations for almost a year, but teachers say the government's position hasn't changed at all. Phil Gray has been a teacher for over 20 years.
Bill 22 impacts all workers, when the right to free collective bargaining is under attack, all unions will stand together to defend that right.
Teachers have been involved in job action since September. This means we are doing what we love -- teaching. But we are making no progress at the bargaining table.
Speaking at the Surrey Day of Action, I shared some of my analysis of the B.C. Budget and debunked myths around the economic context in which the B.C. teachers' bargaining process is taking place.
It took a decade, but a decision finally said that the BC Liberal government acted illegally when it took away the right for teachers to bargain important learning and working conditions.
The film Bad Teacher is an attack on a rotten system that overstresses test results and undermines real teaching. It's satire, stupid, in the tradition of classical theatre like Moliere's plays.
The super rich are different from you and me. For one thing, their tax rates are lower.
150 members of the University of Toronto met in late January to form a new decision-making body. The general assembly is made up of students, faculty, campus workers and teaching support staff.