“There is no possibility that the diversion of linC agreements and their pooling or the general reduction in preparation time will improve education. It`s a myth,” he said. Morgan said the province wanted to govern schools so as to avoid “the whims of one territory to another.” Education Minister Don Morgan called the LINC agreements a “problem” and told CBC News that he wanted to abolish them. Gallagher was president of the Regina Catholic School Teachers Association for five years and negotiated two LINC agreements for teachers in his department before retiring. He said that in the past, LINCs have allowed each department to meet its own needs. The organization is preparing to negotiate a national agreement on teachers` salaries this summer. The current contract expires at the end of August. Parents may be looking for school basketball coaches if Saskatchewan`s Minister of Education abolishes local apprenticeship contracts. Educational assistants, janitors and other unionized facilitators said that a step towards merging or dismantling collective agreements with headteachers will change students briefly.
However, educators are not concerned about efforts to standardize or dismantle local collective agreements. HBO School Programs: Physical Education Safety Guidelines GBC General Personnel Policies: Leave of Non for Political Office Each of Saskatchewan`s 28 school boards and its teachers negotiate working conditions, preparation time and sick and compassionate days off, as well as compensation for lunch and extracurricular coaching, through what educators call the Local Negotiating Committee (LINC) implementation. Contracts vary across the provinces in terms of the amount of time required to work in the classroom and the time spent preparing courses, developing professional development and identifying tasks. Contracts are also very different in terms of the amount of extracurricular work teachers have to do to earn extra leave. HCC Grade Retention Policy – Kindergarten to Class 8 JDC School Use – Provision of facilities for preschool programs . . “The focus is on trying to extort a few dollars and pennies from the education system,” said Jackie Christianson, who represents just over 7,000 teaching workers for the Canadian Union of Public Employees.