Campaigns & Issues

FPSE members care deeply about equality, social justice, and the health and well-being of all. We work on both timely campaigns and long-standing issues to help support our members and the communities we serve to create a more fair and democratic world.
From lobbying governments to raising public awareness, FPSE actively works to advance the social and economic interests of our members. We campaign for public funding and policies to ensure our institutions are accessible and of the highest quality. We defend the freedom of our members to teach and conduct research unrestricted by special interests. We fight for fair working conditions, job security, and compensation and benefits that foster quality teaching and innovative research.
FPSE is a strong and outspoken advocate of human rights and equality, for ourselves and for society at large. We hold in the highest regard the fundamental principle espoused by J.S. Woodsworth: “What we desire for ourselves, we wish for all.”
 

 

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Open the Doors

Public post-secondary education in BC is experiencing a funding crisis. The largest single investment the BC government makes in post-secondary education keeps declining while tuition fees soar. It's time to invest in post- secondary education.

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Post-Secondary Profiles

Brief stories from students, faculty, and staff from across BC’s post-secondary system that showcase the successes and challenges faced by dozens of individuals as they work, teach, or study in our post-secondary institutions. 

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Join the Fight for Fairness

FPSE opposes the casualization of academic work and advocates for the full employment and the fair treatment of all academic staff, regardless of their appointment status. FPSE and precarious faculty across BC are mobilizing to build support for fair working conditions.

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Decolonization and Reconciliation

FPSE has a Decolonization and Reconciliation Committee working to develop mechanisms to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action. 

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International Solidarity

FPSE members know that we are part of a global community. Our International Solidarity Fund supports international social justice and labour solidarity causes around the world.

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Health and Safety

Your employer is obligated to provide a workplace that is healthy, safe, and free from harassment. Learn more about your health and safety rights here.