2022-2023 RETTA Election Results

Your 2022-2022 RETTA Executive Congratulations and a big thank-you to all the members who put their name forward to serve on next year’s River East Transcona Teachers’ Association Executive Board. The time, dedication and commitment these members put towards serving the 1,300 members of RETTA is invaluable. Your 2022-2023 RETTA

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RETTA Executive Elections- Notice of Call

Notice of Call for RETTA Executive Elections! If you are interested in running for a RETTA executive position, please read the information below: 1. Nominations for election to The River East Transcona Teachers’ Association Executive are now being accepted. 2. Candidates for nominations are to provide a professional biography and/or

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Government Proclaims Bill 45- Teachers will Bargain Provincially

On January 31st, 2022, the Manitoba Government proclaimed Bill 45: The Public Schools Amendment and Manitoba Teachers’ Society Amendment Act. This is the legislation that establishes centralized (provincial) bargaining for teachers in Manitoba. There are a few things to note with this change that folks may be interested in. Bill

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EAP switching to HumanaCare

On January 1, 2022, counselling services to MTS (RETTA) members—and now their eligible family members too—will be provided through HumanaCare, an integrated provider of counselling and support services in Canada with more than 150 counsellors right here in Manitoba. Services include individual therapy, as well as counselling for family and

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PPDF Updates

Due to COVID-19 implications, including but not limited to, travel restrictions, public health directives, Manitoba Education directives, conference availability and the unknowns regarding school re-opening, temporary changes to the fund guidelines are necessary. As such the PPDF committee approved the following interim changes to the fund guidelines at their May

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RETTA Golf Tournament a Success!

35 RETTA members avoided the rain on Friday evening and enjoyed some near perfect golfing weather at our Golf Tournament on June 22nd. After only a small sprinkling of rain for about the first two holes, the sun came out and it was a beautiful evening for golf at The

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MTS 99th Provincial Council Meeting

Highlights from the 99th Manitoba Teacher’s Society Provincial Council (Taken from mbteach.org) May 24, 2018 Education Minister’s Address “We have appreciated the professional approach of MTS, despite not always agreeing on all education issues“, said Education Minister Ian Wishart in his address to the annual general meeting on Thursday, May

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MTS Rally for Public Education

(From the Manitoba Teacher’s Society – mbteach.org) More than 1,500 spirited public school teachers, principals, vice-principals and supporters packed the front of the Legislature Friday, May 25, putting the government on notice. As one of the crowd’s chants put it: “When education’s under attack, what do we do? “Stand up,

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Workplace Safety and Health Message

A Message from Your President & Vice-President (Taken from the special edition of the Workplace Safety and Health RETTA Record ) Whether you are a clinician, a coordinator, a principal or a teacher (all RETTA members), you are holding an important document regarding your working conditions and the legislative regulations

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