Yta Collective Agreement 2019

“The new agreement resolves many outstanding issues to the satisfaction of both parties, and I look forward to continuing to work together to achieve the best outcomes for Yukon students.” The 2019-2020 budget focuses on housing, health and education to meet the needs of our growing territory. Highlights from the 2019-2020 budget include: She confirmed that fired teachers will be prioritized for the new positions, but declined to go into further details of the agreement, stating that she wanted to share the information with YTA members first. Before the deal, those workers had to be on probation for two years, sometimes longer, and if they decided to leave a school, that probationary period would be reset, Harding said. In May 2018, negotiations began to replace the old collective agreement that expired in June 2018. The spring session was marked by incredible progress on the part of Yukoners. The 2019-2020 budget shows special attention and sound financial management by adopting a long-term vision of the direction of our territory. “There is assurances that new educators in Yukon can go a certain path to becoming permanent, they know the processes involved in assessment and probation,” said Sue Harding, president of the Yukon Teachers` Association (YTA), which signed the three-year agreement with the Government of Yukon. “Whenever we can agree on an agreement that satisfies both parties, we can turn our attention to the students. This is a very good thing for us,” he said.

On Monday, yTA members voted to ratify a new three-year collective agreement with the Yukon government. It expires on 30 June 2021. The agreement also brings YTA employees to a bi-weekly payroll system to ensure they are paid throughout the year, rather than just during the school year. The Yukon Teachers` Association Bargaining Committee held its first meeting on December 6, 2017 to negotiate a new collective agreement. A year later, almost on time, the YTA and Yukon governments reached a preliminary agreement to amend and extend the collective agreement. “This new agreement is good news for Yukon families, students and educators,” YTA President Sue Harding said in a statement. The Yukon Teachers` Association and the Government of Yukon have reached an out-of-court settlement in a legal dispute over layoffs and hiring practices. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News) Under the YTA`s current collective agreement with the government, dismissed members must have priority for new positions up to two years after losing their jobs. The revised agreement contains a number of provisions. These include changes to maternity and parental leave, as well as the establishment of criteria for the conversion of temporary agency workers into permanent employees. Education Department spokesman Kyle Nightingale also confirmed that a deal had been reached.

“I would like to thank the bargaining teams for their professionalism and diligence in reaching a fair and financially responsible collective agreement that meets the needs of Yukon educators,” said Richard Mostyn, Minister responsible for PESCO. Discrimination against a person based on their gender identity or expression is prohibited under the new collective agreement. Earlier this year, the government and the Yukon Teachers` Association (YTA) ratified a new collective agreement that meets the needs of Yukon educators and students. The agreement included that the government was making amendments to the Education Industrial Relations Act to allow MPs to be included in the YTA bargaining unit. The government made this commitment during the spring session with the adoption of the law amending the Law on Industrial Relations in the Field of Education. . . .