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Component Bargaining

August 8, 2012

The union chose to conduct strike action at these work sites to back demands for a fair and reasonable agreement with the B.C. Government and to support BCGEU/NUPGE members’ wage proposal.

December 2, 2011

“Getting closer to a collective agreement for our members means we can continue to provide the quality education our young people deserve,” said Jim Steele, chair of the negotiation committee.

February 3, 2011

Television and newspaper ads challenge SIAST management and the provincial government to negotiate a fair and reasonable contract.

February 1, 2011

'The committee has been preparing a package that reflects the direction of the membership.'

January 31, 2011

'It’s been a particularly long and difficult round of negotiations.'

January 31, 2011

'We are very pleased to have reached this agreement and to have reached it so quickly.' - Joan Jessome.

January 31, 2011

Employees will receive pay increases totalling 20% over a four-year period.

January 26, 2011

'They are trying to circumvent the normal bargaining process by communicating directly with our members.'

January 26, 2011

'Employment security demands are the best opportunity we have to protect jobs and vital public community services.'

January 25, 2011

E-mail by Dr. Robert McCulloch criticized by SGEU and SIAST employees for meddling improperly with the collective bargaining process.