FPSE News

“The announced changes to what was previously called the Ministry of Advanced Education are puzzling because they divide what should be a unified portfolio of post-secondary institutions and initiativ...
The debate over rank and advancement within BC's new special purpose teaching universities was the subject of a panel discussion at a recently organized faculty and public forum at Kwantlen Polytechni...
"The pay-off for BC and BC's students will be significant," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE). Oliver was making the comment following a presentation by...
“Contingent academic faculty across North America have a common goal: to build strength through a shared strategy of organizing and bargaining,” said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-...
Delegates at the 30th Annual FPSE Convention voted to elect members of the new FPSE Executive. The six-person Executive was confirmed following the Convention last month. The following positions and c...
Bargaining, organizing and holding governments accountable are major items at FPSE’s 30th Annual Convention “Renewing our collective agreements and renewing our commitment to organizing are going to b...
Working conditions have direct relation to classroom conditions. A key to improving the learning environment for post-secondary students in BC will be improving working conditions for educators, say t...
Community groups, arts and culture organizations, unions, seniors and students have banned together to press the provincial government to re-think its budget priorities. The group is called the Coalit...
VICTORIA: "Instead of building a legacy, this budget fails to address a growing problem in post-secondary education in BC," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators....
The Federal Minister of Labour announced three new appointments to the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB), the quasi-judicial tribunal responsible for the interpretation and administration of Pa...