B.C. Labour Relations Board asked to end teachers’ withdrawal of extracurricular activities

.. I’m sorry but this is insane… I disapproved of BCTF adding volunteer tasks as part of protest action plans, yet it also shows how much teachers free time is taken for granted. How is it that the Gov. LRB is being asked to tell citizens what they can or cannot do on their own time? Would lawyers be harassed for withdrawing po bono work? Would nurses be hassled for not volunteering at church camps for free? WTF is it in our time where teachers are expected to deliver free services…. If coaching basketball is so friggin important then pay the guy! If I choose to volunteer time for KSS or club soccer, no government, parent, or LABOUR relations Board should Be able to force me, either way! Now I’m just pussed off!

On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, ?…..

I want to share a story with you from Vancouver Sun: By Janet Steffenhagen, Public school employers are seeking an order that would end a B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) protest that has disrupted after-hours activities, including field trips, parent- (See the full text at http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Labour+Relations+Board+asked+teachers+withdrawal+extracurricular+activities/6593824/story.html)

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