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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 […]
Latest round of job action leaves Education Minister disappointed

Latest round of job action leaves Education Minister disappointed

Mar 23, 2024 | 11:52am
Following the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation’s announcement that they have withdrawn extracurricular activities from Monday through Thursday and noon-hour supervision in six teachers’ associations, Education Minister Jeremy Cockrill said he was disappointed by the decision. “While it was heartening to see teachers, students and parents work together to ensure some activities continued despite the STF’s sanctions, […]
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 […]
Cockrill Refuses Olive Branch Extended by STF

Cockrill Refuses Olive Branch Extended by STF

Mar 15, 2024 | 10:53am
In Saskatchewan, tensions between teachers and the provincial government have escalated as contract negotiations hit another roadblock. The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) issued a notice of rotating noon-hour supervision withdrawal for March 18 and 19, following Education Minister Jeremy Cockrill’s refusal to engage in binding arbitration regarding class size and complexity issues. The STF had […]
Saskatchewan government rejects offer to go into binding arbitration with teachers

Saskatchewan government rejects offer to go into binding arbitration with teachers

Mar 15, 2024 | 7:27am
Contract negotiations between Saskatchewan teachers and the province have hit another snag, along with a renewed round of finger-pointing. The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation says it would have stopped all future job action if the province accepted binding arbitration, but the governing Saskatchewan Party government says it won’t do that. Teachers Federation president Samantha Becotte says […]
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 Launch Provincewide Ban on Extra-Curricular Activities

Teachers Launch Provincewide Ban on Extra-Curricular Activities

Mar 5, 2024 | 11:19am
Teachers in Saskatchewan have begun a two day ban on participation in extra curricular activities at school. This will effect sports teams, dram clubs and many other before and after school programs. The teachers announced they were going to take this step several days ago, and offered to not follow through on this job action […]
Sask. Teachers withdraw noon supervision for Tuesday 

Sask. Teachers withdraw noon supervision for Tuesday 

Mar 2, 2024 | 12:28pm
Teachers across the province plan a one-day withdrawal of noon-hour supervision on Tuesday, March 5, in addition to the previously announced provincewide withdrawal of extracurricular activities. The withdrawal of noon-hour supervision means that members of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) will not be available to supervise students during lunch breaks or noon-hour activities at the […]