Board Policies

Appendix 8.6: Alberta Teachers' Association (ATA) Labour Relations Terms of Reference

Policy 8

1. Purpose

1.1. To meet with representatives of the ATA Local to propose collective agreement changes.

1.2. To negotiate and conclude memoranda of agreement for recommendation to the Board.

2. Powers and Duties

2.1. Establish Board proposals within established Board mandates and guidelines.

2.2. Negotiate with representatives of the ATA Local.

2.3. Make recommendations to the Board for ratification.

3. Membership shall consist of:

3.1. Three (3) trustees with a quorum of two (2) trustees; and

3.2. The Superintendent or designate(s).

4. Meetings

4.1. Meetings shall be closed to the public; and

4.2. Shall be held as required to negotiate or interpret agreements.