FPSE News

Since December 2014, BC's adult educators have been warning the government that re-imposing tuition fees for Adult Basic Education programs-which had been tuition free since 2008-would have a negative...
On July 30 th , 2015, FPSE showed solidarity with COPE 378 BCAA locked out members by joining them on their picket line. The B.C. Automobile Association locked out approximately 70 staff responsible f...
At FPSE’s 2015 Convention, delegates acclaimed a new Executive including President and Secretary-Treasurer. The new Executive includes: President: George Davison Secretary Treasurer: Terri Van Steinbu...
A group of students, faculty, administrators, and school trustees joined forces in Victoria on Monday May 4 to hear a debate in the Legislature over the government’s handling of Adult Basic Education...
“Our bargaining team has spent the last 24 hours in mediation at the Labour Relations Board trying to get our employer to negotiate a fair settlement,” said Brent Calvert, President of the Capilano Fa...
“On so many fronts, this budget is a real disappointment,” said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators. “For our colleges, universities and institutes, the provincial op...
“The decision from our Local Presidents was unanimous; we are voting for Irene Lanzinger as President of the BC Federation of Labour,” said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary...
Faculty say flat budget and tougher mandates will squeeze students and institutions “Between the Minister Virk’s mandate letter priorities and the spending estimates for Advanced Education in the Fina...
Under BC legislation, the Legislature’s Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services is required to hold public hearings to gather input on the priorities for the February 2014 provincial bud...
This month the Minster responsible for the Industry Training Authority, Shirley Bond, announced her government’s intention to review the ITA. Minister Bond announced that Jessica MacDonald, a former D...