NEW Wellness Grant

Given that each workplace’s nature, needs, and composition is distinct, the Association would like to offer the opportunity for members to put forward proposals for site-based RETTA member wellness events that promote stress reduction, physical activity, nutrition, and work-life management. This is not replacing our well-attended group events like Trivia

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RETTA Ratifies an Agreement with RETSD

The River East Transcona Teachers’ Association is pleased to announce that we have ratified an Agreement-in-Committee with the River East Transcona School Division. Ratification vote results: From 1,257 ballots cast, the members of RETTA have voted 98.8%  in favour of ratification. 

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Collective Bargaining Call to Action

Communication was sent to all RETTA members on May 6th with an update on bargaining. Here is the letter and call to action. As always, contact us if you have any questions.

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Demystifying Presenting to a Bill Committee

Demystifying Presenting to a Bill Committee You’ve likely heard of the opportunity to register and speak to “The Committee” about Bill-64, the Education Modernization Act. When politicians get involved in education, educators need to get involved in politics. This is a great opportunity for us to have our voices heard

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Three Incongruent Documents

RETTA members, the provincial government released three documents that will reform the education system. The attached document is meant to give a quick overview of those documents and hopefully provide a bit of clarity. Click here to read more.

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Bill 64, Better Education Starts Today and the K-12 Education Commission Report

On Monday, March 15th the Progressive Conservative Party, under Brian Pallister, introduced the contents of the Education Modernization Act, Bill 64, The K-12 Education Commission Report and Better Education Starts Today, the government’s response to the Commission Report was released. The Provincial Government is proposing significant changes to the education

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2021-2022 RETTA Executive Election Results

Your 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 RETTA

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Interested in being a delegate for this year’s Provincial Council (AGM)?

All RETTA members are invited to attend the Manitoba Teachers’ Society meeting of the Provincial Council. What is the Provincial Council? Provincial Council is the highest decision-making body of the Society, and it ultimately gives direction to the MTS. What is the Provincial Council meeting? The Provincial Council meeting is

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COVID-19 Related FAQs- January

On behalf of the entire RETTA executive, we wish you all a Happy New Year and hope you had a chance to rest and stay safe and healthy. Since September, we have received many questions surrounding issues such as sick time, workload, collective bargaining and wellness. Click here for a

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Collective Bargaining Update

I heard that there is new legislation introduced for centralized bargaining. What does this mean? The provincial government introduced two new Bills on November 2nd. Bill 45- The Public Schools Amendment and Manitoba Teachers’ Society Amendment Act and Bill 64- The Education Modernization Act. Bill 45 amends the Public Schools

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