Dynamic Negotiations: Teacher Labour Relations in Canadian Elementary and Secondary Education

Dynamic Negotiations: Teacher Labour Relations in Canadian Elementary and Secondary Education

by Sara Slinn, Arthur Sweetman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781553393047
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 04/18/2012
Series: Queen's Policy Studies Series
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Arthur Sweetman is director of the School of Policy Studies at Queen's University, Canada, where he holds the Stauffer-Dunning chair in public policy. Jun Zhang is Cheung Kong Professor of Economics and the director of the China Center for Economic St

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v

1 Introduction: Labour Relations in Primary and Secondary Canadian Education Sara Slinn Arthur Sweetman 1

2 Crosscurrents: Comparative Review of Elementary and Secondary Teacher Collective Bargaining Structures in Canada Karen Schucher Sara Slinn 13

3 The Great Divide: School Politics and Labour Relations in British Columbia before and after 1972 Thomas Fleming 51

4 Conflict without Compromise: The Case of Public Sector Teacher Bargaining in British Columbia Sara Slinn 81

5 Oil and Ideology: The Transformation of K-12 Bargaining in Alberta Kelly Williams-Whitt 125

6 Teacher Collective Bargaining in Manitoba Valerie J. Matthews Lemieux 161

7 The Evolution of Teacher Bargaining in Ontario Joseph B. Rose 199

8 Collective Bargaining for Teachers in Ontario: Central Power, Local Responsibility Elizabeth Shilton 221

9 The Centralization of Collective Bargaining in Ontario's Public Education Sector and the Need to Balance Stakeholder Interests Brendan Sweeney Susan McWilliams Robert Hickey 247

10 Labour Relations in the Quebec K-11 Education Sector: Labour Regulation under Centralization Jean-Noël Grenier Mustapha Bettache 265

11 K-12 Teacher Collective Bargaining in Newfoundland and Labrador Travor C. Brown 291

About the Authors 315

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