Saskatchewan Teachers Federatiion

‘The math is off:’ School division CFO on province’s claim of sufficient funding

‘The math is off:’ School division CFO on province’s claim of sufficient funding

Apr 8, 2024 | 7:57am
After reading about how the province has allegedly provided sufficient educational funding since 2007, the chief financial officer for Moose Jaw’s Catholic division decided to analyze those statements to determine whether they reflected reality. On Feb. 6, NDP Opposition Leader Carla Beck stood with concerned parents and grandparents outside St. Agnes School to address concerns about […]
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 […]
Striking A Chord – Saskatchewan’s Education Standoff Continues

Striking A Chord – Saskatchewan’s Education Standoff Continues

Mar 25, 2024 | 9:27am
This week will no doubt see more action taking place from the province’s teachers – a clash between educators and the government has left students, teachers, and parents in limbo. At the heart of the debate – the teachers decision to impose further sanctions affecting extracurricular activities, a move met with swift condemnation from the […]
Teachers Strike Continuing

Teachers Strike Continuing

Mar 25, 2024 | 4:36am
With no resolution on the horizon for the labour dispute between the provincial government, and the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation will be continuing its job action. The STF announced Friday there will be a province wide ban on extra curricular activities all week, except Friday, which is a holiday. Teachers will also withdraw lunch supervision on […]
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. […]
Teachers Marching at the Legislature

Teachers Marching at the Legislature

Mar 4, 2024 | 12:07pm
The Saskatchewan Teachers Federation says approximately 3500 members are marching around the legislature, as they rally to try and get the government to come back to the bargaining table to talk about class size and class complexity as part of the deal. “We are very grateful for the number of teachers and supporters who were […]
Teachers Trying to Dial Up the Heat on the Provincial Government

Teachers Trying to Dial Up the Heat on the Provincial Government

Feb 29, 2024 | 1:30pm
Teachers in Saskatchewan are escalating their job action, as they work to reach a new deal with the provincial government on a new contract. Starting Tuesday March 5th, teachers are withdrawing from all extra curricular activities in Saskatchewan for two days. That would include the organization, supervision and facilitation of activities, including athletics, non-curricular arts, […]
February Break Pauses Job Action By Teachers, But No Talks Scheduled

February Break Pauses Job Action By Teachers, But No Talks Scheduled

Feb 17, 2024 | 5:42pm
Its hard to see getting Saskatchewan’s teachers, and the provincial government on the same page. The two sides have dug deep into their positions and there is little hope of compromise. The teachers want the issues of “class size and class complexity” negotiated at the provincial level, with the provincial government because they control the […]