2018 CUPE Convention

#49
CUPE BC WILL:

Lobby the current Provincial Government to implement a system of recognized credentials and qualifications to regulate training for education assistants in the K-12 sector

BECAUSE:
– A large majority (over 77%) of Education Assistants (EAs) would like to see standardized training in their field.
– Because standards of practice and training vary widely between districts, creating barriers for members to transfer employment to another district and an unfair differences in qualifications for similar employment.
– There are requirements for safety and privacy of students that should be regularized between districts.
– Because training expectations should be the same for the same kind of work across the province in order to maintain a reasonable hourly pay grade.


CUPE BC K-12 Committee
Convention: Carried

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