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    Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee Communications
    Regina SK
    Phone: 306-787-1069, Cell: 306-533-7506

    Students and parents are asked to contact their school divisions to learn more about contingency plans in place to support them during strike action.

    News Release Archive

    GOVERNMENT TRUSTEE BARGAINING COMMITTEE PLEASED TEACHER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT RATIFIED, September 29, 2011
    The Government Trustee Bargaining Committee (GTBC) is pleased that teachers have ratified the tentative agreement that was reached between the GTBC and the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) in August.

    UPDATE ON SASKATCHEWAN TEACHER BARGAINING, August 12, 2011
    Representatives from the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) and the Government Trustee Bargaining Committee (GTBC) have reached a tentative Provincial Collective Bargaining Agreement.

    UPDATE ON SASKATCHEWAN TEACHER BARGAINING, July 6, 2011
    Yesterday, representatives from the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) and the Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee (GTBC) met with Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Minister Don Morgan to receive the report from the special mediator, Richard Hornung.

    Mediator’s Report (pdf)

    UPDATE ON SASKATCHEWAN TEACHER BARGAINING, June 13, 2011
    Both parties have spent seven days in the mediation process. There remain unresolved issues and the special mediator continues to make himself available to work with both parties.

    SASKATCHEWAN TEACHERS’ FEDERATION STRIKE ACTION MAY IMPACT FINAL EXAMS, May 24, 2011
    The Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee (GTBC) is concerned about the impact on grade 12 students after statements made by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) last week.

    Letter to the STF re: Grade 12 Final Exams

    NEGOTIATIONS BREAK DOWN WITH SASKATCHEWAN TEACHERS’ FEDERATION, May 19, 2011
    Negotiations between the Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee and the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation broke down again Thursday afternoon after only three days back at the bargaining table.

    GOVERNMENT-TRUSTEE BARGAINING COMMITTEE INVITES STF BACK TO TABLE, May 9, 2011
    The Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee met Friday and they issued a formal invitation
    to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF), asking the union back to the bargaining table.
    The STF has accepted this invitation.

    CANADIAN CLASS 4 TEACHER AVERAGE ANNUAL WAGES
    Comparison Charts (pdf)

    SASKATCHEWAN TEACHER SALARY GRID
    The current salary scale for Saskatchewan teachers. (pdf)

    SASKATCHEWAN TEACHERS FEDERATION SALARY SCALES
    Minimum and Maximum Salary Scale vis-à-vis Inflation (pdf)

    GOVERNMENT-TRUSTEE BARGAINING COMMITTEE LETTER TO THE EDITOR, May 4th, 2011
    The Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee has made a fair, reasonable and competitive offer to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation that if ratified would result in its members being the second highest paid teachers in the Western provinces.  So we were very disappointed that instead of remaining at the bargaining table, the union walked away after demanding a 12 per cent increase in one year and has now launched strike action.

    STRIKE DAY COSTING STUDENTS VALUABLE CLASS TIME, May 3, 2011
    The Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee responded with disappointment to the news the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation is staging a strike day instead of returning to the bargaining table.

    5.5 PER CENT REMAINS BEST OFFER FOR TEACHERS OUT OF ANY CANADIAN PROVINCE, April 25, 2011
    The Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee responded with disappointment to the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation announcement that teachers have voted in support of job sanctions. 

    TEACHER SALARY COMPARISONS ACROSS CANADIAN PROVINCES
    Comparison Charts (pdf)