2.3.2 A notice pursuant to subsection 2.3.1 is considered a notice of opening collective bargaining in accordance with section 59, paragraph 1, of the labour code. While this collective agreement is concluded in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta, as amended from time to time, including, but not limited to, the School Act, the Alberta Human Rights Act, the Collective Education Act (PECBA), the Employment Standards Code and the Labour Relations Code. 1.6 This collective agreement nullifies all previous collective agreements and related provisions. “The need for service personnel has been eliminated,” Robertson said, explaining that service personnel are only paid if they work during the regular school year. 1.5 The implementation of this collective agreement does not lead to a teacher currently employed earning less than the salary calculated under a previous collective agreement, unless TEBA and the association have agreed to it. 16.6.2 The mediator is appointed by mutual agreement between the parties. 13.4 During this posting, the Board of Directors retains the teacher`s regular salary, applicable allowances and contributions required by the collective agreement and provides legal dues on behalf of the teacher. The association reimburses the Board of Directors for all payments made by the Board of Directors to the teacher or on his behalf, even though he has been seconded in accordance with this clause. “On March 28, the provincial government announced funding cuts and departments were asked to lay off teaching assistants, replacement staff and other staff considered non-essential, while students did not attend school,” he said. 2.7.1 The association and TEBA may at any time agree to negotiate revisions to the central points of the collective agreement. These changes will come into effect from the date the association and TEBA agree. All CUPE members work under the protection of a collective agreement called a collective agreement.
Your local union negotiates the terms of the agreement. Elected local union leaders also work with the employer to resolve workplace issues. Edmonton Public Schools is committed to pursuing a staff resource fund that allows teachers or teacher groups to access funding to support the costs of professional development activities or resources related to their individual professional growth plan, including, but without restriction, courses, workshops or conferences, online courses and books, school visits, cooperation or practical research, associated alternative coverage or other professional development activities that the teacher believes meet a need for growth. 9.1.3 Boards of directors and/or schools are not prevented from developing their own human resources development plan, to which the board of directors and/or school may require the participation of teachers. In 2017-18 and 2018-19, Edmonton Public Schools will provide $750,000 annually and in 2019/20$875,000 to determine available funds.