FPSE News

Faculty and staff from across BC's public post-secondary education system call on new Minister to convene a summit to deal with the funding crunch at colleges, universities and institutes. The represe...
Bill 18 Undermines Charter Rights Say Union Presidents Two labour groups representing post-secondary education workers filed notice today in the B.C. Supreme Court of a constitutional court challenge...
"Hundreds of organizations representing thousands of citizens, activists and union members are making a statement today by darkening their websites," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of...
"Premier Charest has gone too far and is violating the basic rights of citizens and students," said Cindy Oliver, President of the 10,000 member Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE). She was...
"It's hard to overstate the importance of what these members have been able to get in their first round of collective bargaining," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educ...
"The Finance Minster says he wants to challenge our institutions to spend less, but his challenge comes on top of a decade-long trend in which his government has already cut real per-student funding b...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The presidents of the three largest unions in the post-secondary sector - the Federation of Post Secondary Educators (FPSE), the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCG...
With an unemployment rate in northern BC sitting at 11.5 per cent and layoffs looming at northern colleges, the B.C. government's vaunted BC Jobs Plan is failing northern communities, unions represent...
"We know post-secondary education is a key to building a better BC, so why don't we make it more accessible," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators. "Tuition fees...
Nearly two years after the expiry of their collective agreement, post-secondary instructors have reached a tentative settlement that concludes the 2010 round of provincial common table negotiations, s...