Unions and Negotiations

Guiding Principles for Negotiations

At its May 1, 2012 regular Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the following Guiding Principles for Negotiations.

  1. Success for Students
    • The Board always considers what is best for students and requires flexibility in order to be as responsive as possible.
  2. Fiscal Responsibility
    • The Board requires a balanced and sustainable budget in order to address priorities.
  3. Responsible Governance
    • The Board is responsible to the community at large (including all stakeholders) and is committed to keeping the public well informed.
  4. Fairness
    • The Board is committed to collective agreements that are fair and comparable among PSD employee groups and Alberta school jurisdictions.