Friday, June 20, 2014

B.C. Teachers Strike 2014: Mediation Requested By Union

Huffington Post: Education
June 19th, 2014

   VANCOUVER - With no sign of a deal on the horizon, British Columbia's unionized teachers called Thursday for mediation in hopes an independent party could turn the key in deadlocked negotiations.
   The BC Teachers' Federation asked for the third-party mediator three days into a full-scale walkout by more than 40,000 teachers across the province.
   "Without having some extra support of a mediator, this could drag on," said union president Jim Iker, adding that he has requested veteran mediator Vince Ready step in.

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