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Teachers Reject Proposed Deal to End Strike

Teachers Reject Proposed Deal to End Strike

May 30, 2024 | 7:48pm
After a two day ratification vote, teachers in Saskatchewan have voted to reject the latest deal worked out with the provincial government. The STF says with 88 percent of eligible teachers voting, 55 percent voted to reject the offer. “We take our direction from the membership, and members have spoken.” STF President Samantha Becotte said […]
Teachers “Resoundingly” Reject Government’s Final Offer.

Teachers “Resoundingly” Reject Government’s Final Offer.

May 9, 2024 | 7:41pm
Its back to the drawing board for the Sask Party Government and the province’s teachers after STF members voted to reject the latest settlement offer. A news release from the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation says 90 percent of those who voted, rejected the deal. The STF says 92.2 percent of eligible members voted. Teachers have been […]
Teachers keep “Moving the Goalposts” according to Education Minister

Teachers keep “Moving the Goalposts” according to Education Minister

Mar 28, 2024 | 11:04am
With schools closing for “spring break” tomorrow, and through next week, there will be no job action from teachers. The on going labour dispute with the provincial government has seen teachers withdraw from extra curricular activities province wide all week. The job action is expected to resume after the break. Education Minister Jeremy Cockrill says […]
Teacher protests could overshadow budget release

Teacher protests could overshadow budget release

Mar 20, 2024 | 7:50am
The Saskatchewan Party government is set to release its 2024 budget on a day that could be overshadowed by teacher protests.  Premier Scott Moe says more dollars are to be spent on classrooms, health care and municipal revenue sharing.  Meanwhile, thousands of teachers plan to descend on the legislative building and demand the province negotiate on classroom […]
Moe, Cockrill accuse STF of targeting Hoopla for job action

Moe, Cockrill accuse STF of targeting Hoopla for job action

Mar 19, 2024 | 7:56am
The reaction from the Saskatchewan government was the expected one Monday on news that Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation was threatening job action that puts in jeopardy the Hoopla provincial basketball championships. Premier Scott Moe called “disappointing” the announcement from STF that they planned a one-day province-wide strike impacting Budget Day on Wednesday, and would pull extracurriculars province-wide on Thursday and Friday, […]
Basketball, music festival hang in balance in teacher labour dispute

Basketball, music festival hang in balance in teacher labour dispute

Mar 19, 2024 | 7:42am
The escalating labour dispute between teachers and the Sask Party Government has left a provincial basketball tournament hanging in the balance, with some students saying it’s frustrating the adults can’t play well together. The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is planning a one-day provincewide walkout Wednesday — the same day the government is to introduce its 2024 budget. Teachers […]
BREAKING: STF announces latest sanctions, Hoopla likely cancelled

BREAKING: STF announces latest sanctions, Hoopla likely cancelled

Mar 18, 2024 | 10:06am
The news every basketball player in the province has been dreading has come to pass. The Saskatchewan Teacher’s Federation announced their latest round of sanctions on Monday, including the withdrawal of extracurricular services on Thursday and Friday of this week. While no official announcement has been made, that will likely lead to the cancellation of […]
Saskatchewan legislature members spar over impasse with teachers

Saskatchewan legislature members spar over impasse with teachers

Mar 12, 2024 | 10:41am
Debate over a labour dispute between Saskatchewan teachers and the province heated up in the legislature Monday, with the Opposition demanding the government get a deal done. The education minister, however, said it’s the teachers union that needs to return to the bargaining table.  On Monday, Saskatchewan teachers paused volunteering in extracurricular activities for the next three days as […]
Teachers Announce Job Action for Thursday March 14th

Teachers Announce Job Action for Thursday March 14th

Mar 11, 2024 | 10:57am
The feud between the provincial government, and teachers is continuing with no end in sight. Teachers are kicking off the week with a ban on all extra curricular activities province wide, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. That means teachers will not take part in the organization, supervision and facilitation of activities including athletics, non-curricular arts, field […]
Teachers Pushing To Have New Education Funding Enshrined in their Contract

Teachers Pushing To Have New Education Funding Enshrined in their Contract

Mar 8, 2024 | 2:21pm
On Friday the Sask Party Government announced it had reached a deal with the Saskatchewan School Boards Association on allocating the new money announced by the government earlier this week. https://www.620ckrm.com/2024/03/08/government-strikes-deal-with-school-boards-about-classroom-supports-and-mental-health-recources/ The province says the four-year agreement guarantees base funding of $356.6 million annually for classroom supports, including increased investment in youth mental health resources. […]