The collective agreements in force remain in force for the time being. The following documents have been sent out by the Manitoba Teachers` Society in recent weeks. MTS has sent updates to members registered on MyProfile via the mbteach.org website. If you have not received this information, please click on the following links to view the correspondence shared by MTS: 5. The best provisions of existing collective agreements should be the norm for the new contract. “The company supports provincial negotiations in a timely manner, provided that negotiations are conducted in a fair, equitable and good faith manner,” said James Bedford, MtS President. “We will not accept the reversals in the gains made by the locals over the years. A provincial collective agreement must reflect the best of the best in local agreements. MTS operates another website, the Collective Bargaining System, which allows collective bargaining teams to manage the collective bargaining process through a simple web browser interface and access support information and historical collective agreements through full-text search and intuitive hypertext navigation. The theory behind the provincial bargaining model is that this model, if followed as intended, ensures greater fairness in wages and working conditions in all departments. There are currently differences in the language of collective agreements across the province with respect to issues such as wages, preparation time, extracurricular activities and more. Currently, each of the 38 collective units negotiates separate collective agreements.
All collective agreements are available online and in different ways. Much of the material is only available to negotiators. The stjata Maternity Benefits Seminar, which was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, December 2 via Zoom 4:30-6:30, has been postponed to Tuesday, December 15. . . .