• DECEMBER 4, 2020
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    Snack money?

    Each year the STA budgets so school staffs can claim some costs of snacks for in-school union meetings. Since we can’t be sharing food or even meeting in person this year, the Exec decided the money…

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    • NOVEMBER 27, 2020
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    Gender-Neutral Washrooms

    The policies and procedures of Surrey School District state that a guiding principle is that schools and workplaces be safe and caring for all.  All students have the right…

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    • NOVEMBER 27, 2020
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    Virtual Union Meetings

    A reminder to be careful if you use the school district’s Microsoft TEAMS platform for union business and meetings. Although Teams is efficient for holding large meetings, be sure about who is in…

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    • NOVEMBER 19, 2020
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    RIP Margie Willers, Past President of the STA

    Sad news – our dear Margie passed away peacefully on Nov 17th, 2020.  She was President of the STA from 1990-92, and was instrumental in bargaining many of the provisions we have today. The 1990…

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    • NOVEMBER 12, 2020
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    “Failures to Fill” Reporting

    As many of you already know, the STA has filed a grievance regarding the District’s practice to direct non-enrolling teachers to cover failures to fill for classroom teachers. The STA has been collecting…

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    • NOVEMBER 12, 2020
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    Communications Coordinator Introduction

    My name is Adilah Abdirahman and I would like to introduce myself as your new Communications Coordinator. This is my second year with the Surrey School District and I currently serve as a Local Representative…

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