The union has received clarification from VSB management regarding the collection of staff vacciation status by school districts:
“We have received clarification today that this is what is called a ‘passive order.’ It would only come into effect at the direction of our local medical health officer.
In preparation for collective bargaining with the Vancouver School Board, members who have provided the union with a non-VSB email are receiving a Local Bargaining Survey to gather your input.
These surveys will not be issued through the VSB email system.
In preparation for provincial bargaining with government representatives, scheduled to begin in February 2022, a Provincial Bargaining Survey has been sent by email to IUOE 963 members who have provided the Local with their non-VSB email address. To date, close to 400 members have done and have received a survey.