BC Teachers' Federation (BCTF)

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BC Teachers' Federation
BC Teachers' Federation

The British Columbia Teachers' Federation (BCTF), established in 1917, is the union of professionals representing 41,000 public school teachers in the province of British Columbia, Canada.

All public school teachers belong to the BCTF and their local teachers' association.

Stories about BC Teachers' Federation

Teachers’ fight for public education results in tentative deal

September 16, 2014
VANCOUVER – The B.C. Federation of Labour welcomes the news that after sustained job action, BC teachers have reached a tentative deal that addresses the key issues of wages and improved learning conditions for students.

Public sector unions tell Premier Clark “we stand in solidarity with teachers”

September 9, 2014
Vancouver – BC public sector unions are sending a message to the Premier that they stand in solidarity with BC teachers and are urging her to accept the proposal for binding arbitration. “The Premier is attempting to use other settlements in the public sector to create a divide... more

Christy Clark emerges from hiding to make the situation worse by attacking teachers

September 3, 2014
VANCOUVER – B.C. Federation of Labour President, Jim Sinclair expressed dismay that Premier Christy Clark has made it even more difficult to find a resolve to the teacher’s dispute. In her press conference today, the Premier was critical of teachers and blamed them solely for... more

BCFED teacher solidarity rally comes to Kelowna

September 3, 2014
Vancouver – The B.C. Federation of Labour is hosting a solidarity rally today in West Kelowna in support of BC teachers’ ongoing fight for a fair deal and better supports for kids. Today’s rally begins at 4:00 pm in front of Christy Clark’s constituency office, 3-2429 Dobbin Road,... more

New poll shows support for teachers still strong, especially among parents

August 27, 2014
Vancouver – A new Insights West poll commissioned by the B.C. Federation of Labour (BCFED) shows that parents support BC’s teachers 2-to-1 in the current dispute with the BC Liberal Government, and agree with teachers on key issues at the heart of the ongoing negotiations.

B.C. Federation of Labour calls for solidarity with BC’s teachers Rally planned this week to show support

June 17, 2014
VANCOUVER – BC’s labour leaders met today to issue a statement of solidarity with BC’s teachers and announce plans for a solidarity rally Thursday, June 19th in Vancouver. “Christy Clark and the BC Liberals need to get the clear message from British Columbians that it is time for... more