School District layoff plans face union backlash

While Prince Rupert parents learn of yet a few more of its School District administrators and former principals packing their bags for other opportunities elsewhere, the fallout from recent School District layoff decisions continues to grow.

Last weeks Northern View had details of plans from the International Union of Operating Engineers to contest the recent layoff announcements, suggesting that the School District is in violation of section 54 of the labour relations code, mainly due to the lack of proper notice to affected employees of their fates.

It’s a challenge that School District Treasurer Kim Morris doesn’t accept as she claims that the School District has indeed followed the proper process in the collective agreement…

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