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Minutes From Feb. 21st General Meeting

1. Called to order at 3:50 pm 2. Adoption of the agenda Motion: Delorme/Kolesar Carried 3. Accept Minutes of Jan.19th, 2008 general meeting : Motion A.Braid/T.Kolesar Carried 4. Old Business: None 5. New Business i) Election of LR for remainder … Continue reading

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Decisions of the Winter RA

February 1-2, 2008 FINANCE Fee Recommendations – 2008-09 That the Representative Assembly recommend to the AGM: That for the 2008-09 membership year, the fee for those members under By-law 1.1(a) shall be 1.45% of the actual salary of the member, … Continue reading

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Saturday Jan. 19, 2008 General Meeting Minutes

1. Call to order: 12:45 2. MOVED Bowles/E. Braid: That the agenda be adopted as amended. CARRIED 3. MOVED E.Braid/Jong-Bowles: That the minutes of December 11, 2007, be adopted as circulated. CARRIED 4. REPORTS i) Treasurer – none ii) CBC … Continue reading

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Decisions of Fall Representative Assembly

Decisions of the Fall 2007 Representative Assembly   FINANCE Collective Bargaining Defence Fund – CUPE That the BCTF donation of $82,000 to the three striking CUPE locals in Vancouver be a charge to the Collection Bargaining Defence Fund.   Contingency … Continue reading

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IEP Letter

  Letters for Teachers with More than 3 Designated Students A motion was passed at the most recent executive meeting to develop and distribute a letter to teachers to aid them in communicating with parents regarding students with special needs (Please … Continue reading

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Leave Forms

The new leave forms that the Board Office is requiring employees to use were designed to be as general as possible.  They are to cover all employees in the district, not just teachers.  Therefore, there are items that may or … Continue reading

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Start of the Year Checklist

1)      Check to make sure you are on: Automatic deduction for College of Teachers or that you have paid the College directly by June 30 for the next school year. You are correctly on either ten or twelve month pay … Continue reading

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Category 5+

The BCTF and BCPSEA have agreed to the following with regard to Category 5+ issues. Category 5+ under local rules Teachers who began courses of study toward a category 5+ under local rules will have until June 30, 2011 to … Continue reading

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The School District Budget for 2007/2008

Les Pritchard attended the first Advisory Budget Meeting on behalf of the Union.  The essential message is that the District believes they need to lay off 3 FTE Teachers and 4 FTE Childcare workers but they need a third senior … Continue reading

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Write to Peter Northcott

Peter Northcott asked me to pass along his email address pjnorthcott@shaw.ca so that if anyone is visiting Kamloops they can let him know.

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