BC Teachers Go Back to Work — Who Won the Battle?
For the first time in two weeks, public schools in British Columbia were open for business yesterday. Teachers had voted over the weekend by a 77% margin to accept a mediated settlement to the dispute recommended by arbitrator Vince Ready. In the wake of the decision, there is much public debate and discussion, including among […]
BC Teachers Hold the Line — the Government Blinks
19 October 2005 Teachers in British Columbia are standing on the rainy picket lines this morning for Day 8 of an unprecedented illegal strike against the Liberal provincial government. This strike has surprised nearly everyone in its strength and resolve and is shaking the political culture of BC to its core. The strike began on […]