We’ll have to wait until next week to find out if the move to roll back the wages of BC public school teachers ten per cent will be deemed illegal.
A ruling from the Labour Relations Board is expected Wednesday afternoon.
Today (Thursday), lawyers for the BC Teachers Federation and Public School Employers Association made their arguments.
The union’s Carmela Allevato is suggesting the government is again trying to provoke a full-scale strike.
“Last time, the court said there is a different political agenda going on here and this time, you take a look at it. They’re coming back with trying to take pay cuts from teachers. What is the agenda here?
Lawyers for the employers say teachers can’t expect to be paid for work they’re not doing during ongoing job action.