Teachers in B.C. are worried, and it’s no wonder why

While public-school teachers in British Columbia are busy working in overcrowded classrooms, struggling to meet the needs of all students, and dealing with ever increasing demands (with fewer resources), teachers are now facing another stressor: Deciding how to best apply the pressure needed to ensure that the government delivers on its promise to value public…

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Why there’s never a place for compromise in collective bargaining

There’s a common misconception that compromise has a role in the collective bargaining process. But in reality, compromise is never part of the bargaining equation. Here’s why… While one side (or the other) may be compromised*, deals are never reached through compromise. Instead, collective bargaining reflects the limits of each side’s power (perceived, real, or…

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Tom is a founding organizer of the Critical Education Project.

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