We hope that everyone took the opportunity to take care of themselves during the summer months. Self-sufficiency has never been more important than it is today. The EFAP (Employee & Family Assistance Program) is changing. Please check your work measurement email for more information. This is an advantage provided by our negotiations, free and 100% confidential. The new provider is called LifeWorks by Morneau Shepell and you need to register through sd36.lifeworks.com. Local Calendar – Not sure how you`ll get acquainted with the extra time they missed for the second week of spring break? Look at the agreement signed below: the following pay grids reflect the salary increases in the six-year collective agreement (from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2019) between BCTF and BCPSEA (including the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD)) which were as follows: 1. September 2014 – 2.0%; January 1, 2015 – 1.25%; May 1, 2016 – BD – 0.45%; July 1, 2016 – 1.00%; May 1, 2017 – BD – 0.35%; July 1, 2017 – 0.50%; 1 May 2018 – ESD 0.40% + 1.00%; July 1, 2018 – 0.50%; 1 May 2019 – ESD – 0.75% + 1.00%. If you are on an internship in a school, whether for a day, a week or the entire school year, you are still considered a replacement board and do not have the same protection/rights as a member placed in a school. Vacancies are considered to hold positions and have different rights under the collective agreement.

SD 39 Vancouver Trades Council Collective Agreement CUPE 407 Collective Agreement CUPE 15 Collective Agreement IUOE 963 Collective Agreement. “What is the Low Arousal Approach? The low-arousal approach focuses on a series of behavioural management strategies designed to reduce stress, anxiety and frustration and prevent aggression and crisis situations. “Thanks to Theresa, Elementary EA Shop Steward, for sharing this link: www.lowarousal.com/?fbclid=IwAR2gM0mrBFqMNuIbPVNl3-V6QqpMQpyZ0gPYAFQZAdgzdBEDHl1haZ_qLQ8. Security plans are written for the safety of personnel. These are active, live documents that should be constantly checked and revised. In the event of an incident, check the security plan. Was it followed? What worked and what didn`t? Write/take notes throughout the document, which will help to check. I worked with a school that had a safety plan somewhere in a drawer, and the new EA didn`t even know there was one.