BURNABY, BC, July 12, 2018 /CNW/ - A tentative agreement was reached between the K-12 Provincial Bargaining Council (PBC) and the BC Public School Employers' Association (BCPSEA) late Wednesday evening on a provincial framework agreement for K-12 support staff.
"I would like to thank all the members of PBC for their hard work and perseverance," said K-12 Presidents Council President Warren Williams. "Their professionalism, willingness to work together, and dedication to members in K-12 led to reaching this tentative agreement."
Details on the tentative agreement will not be made public until the K-12 Presidents Council has the opportunity to meet and review them. If recommended and passed by the K-12 Presidents Council, the tentative agreement will form part of local bargaining proposals when locals begin bargaining with their respective districts.
CUPE represents more than 27,000 education workers including: Education Assistants, School Secretaries, Caretakers, First Nations Support Workers, IT Workers, Strong Start Facilitators, Trades and Maintenances Workers, and Bus Drivers.
SOURCE Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
For further information: Tracey Mathieson, CUPE K-12 Coordinator: 604-291-1940; Janet Szliske, CUPE National Communications Rep: 604-454-7293