FPSE News

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...
Proposed Amendments Would Disallow Faculty Reps from Election to Local Boards "Premier Clark said she wants to do politics differently," said Cindy Oliver President of the 10,000 member Federation of...
Maureen Shaw was presented with the Sarah Shorten Award at the Spring Council meeting of the Canadian Association of University Teachers' (CAUT), held in Ottawa in May. Lisa Sharp, Chair of CAUT's Wom...
BARGAINING UPDATE BURNABY- Kris Billy, your NVITEA (FPSE Local 19) representative, along with other members of the College and Institute Support Staff Bargaining Association (CISSBA), met with the Pos...
“Faculty at Vancouver Island University are not alone in their fight for a better contract,” said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators. “Over 10,000 faculty and staff...
"At 17 locals across the province over 10,000 post-secondary educators are voicing their frustration with the current stalemate at local and provincial bargaining tables," said Cindy Oliver, President...
FPSE News Release VICTORIA: -"The political stalemate that the BC Liberals have created in BC means critical services like post-secondary education are being left behind," said Cindy Oliver, President...