Category: St. Margaret’s School

SMS Tentative Agreement Reached

May 29 – The bargaining committee is very happy to announce that a tentative agreement was reached through mediation. We believe your strong strike vote and…

SMS Strike Vote Result

Dear SMS members, Thank you to everyone who cast their ballot and voted overwhelmingly in favour of the SMS strike vote. We can confirm that…

SMS Bargaining Update: Impasse

Dear SMS members, After 11 days of bargaining, negotiations between the union and the employer reached impasse today. Next week, your bargaining committee will be…

2022 SMS Annual General Meeting

Members are invited to attend this year’s virtual SMS Chapter AGM on November 29, 2022. Registrations links were send via email. The AGM Agenda Items…

SMS Contract Extension

As you are aware, your PEA Bargaining Committee has been preparing for collective bargaining with the school this spring, as our Collective Agreement expires June…

SMS Call in Procedures

Boarding Staff – requesting advance leave/switching a shift or reporting an absence: To request advanced leave – complete a time off request in payworks and submit…

OH&S Presentation

During the 2020 SMS AGM, Brian Campbell of the BC Federation of Labour (BCFED) Health and Safety Centre gave a special presentation on Occupational Health…