FPSE News for 2006

The deadline to apply to purchase service that occurred before March 1, 2002 is the earlier of March 31, 2007, or termination of current employment with a College Pension Plan employer. If you do not...
Chronic underfunding by the Provincial Government and skyrocketing tuition fees block access, say students and instructors "It may be back-to-school week for thousands of post-secondary students, but...
In a decision that will have important benefits for all locals, labour arbitrator Vince Ready has ruled that a letter of understanding and ensuing process and criteria document dealing with profession...
"The most effective tool we have to stop post-secondary employers from exploiting contingent academic labour is collective bargaining and collective agreements," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Fe...
"Holding governments accountable for proper funding of much-needed programs is never easy, but this latest announcement shows our lobby efforts are starting to have an impact," said Cindy Oliver, Pres...
The Select Standing Committee on Education, which is holding public hearings on the issue of adult literacy, including specific strategies to improve outcomes for aboriginal and English-as-a-second-la...
The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC (FPSE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Maureen Shaw to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Labour and Business Centre (CLBC). Currently, M...
Bargaining, funding and outreach are critical issues in Convention debate Delegates at the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators' 2006 Convention unanimously endorsed a proposed Action Plan that will...
FPSE is co-sponsoring the COCAL VII conference set to take place August 10-13, 2006 at Simon Fraser University's Harbour Centre campus in the heart of downtown Vancouver. This is the seventh biennial...
Post-9/11 travel to the United States faces tighter rules as US policy shifts to require a visa for many forms of travel to or through US territory. Academics attending conferences, workshops or acade...