News briefsB.C. teachers back in school; Violence at meat packers’ picket; Rules relaxed for caregiver benefits; Sex workers’ rightsBy 11/07/2005|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/09/2005 B.C. teachers back in schoolVICTORIA — The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation ended the illegal strike that started Oct. 7 by voting to accept a deal drawn up by mediator Vince Ready. The province’s 38,000 public school teachers walked out on the job after the province extended a three-year contract it imposed in 2002. The union incurred a $500,000 fine for ignoring a return-to-work order. Union leaders said they recommended the deal on the condition that the province address issues such as class size.Violence at meat packers’ picket To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.