FPSE News

Coalition calls on province to "go for gold" with proposed cosmetic pesticide ban January 14, 2010 (Vancouver) - An unprecedented coalition of 18 health and environment organizations is urging the BC...
“It’s not enough for the BC Liberals to impose “zero” mandates for the 2010 round of public sector bargaining. They now want to use their legislative muscle to impose a collective agreement on strikin...
The provincial government has tabled an update of its February 2009 budget. The revised budget highlights some remarkable changes in BC's fiscal conditions. Prior to the February budget, the BC Libera...
“There’s nothing to cheer about in this update,” said George Davison, Secretary-Treasurer of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators. “Funding at our public institutions is not keeping pace with ei...
Results of a mid-August poll by Ipsos Reid, done on behalf of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators, a number of public sector unions and the BC Federation of Labour, show strong support for budg...
Organizers for an all candidates debate on post-secondary education issues have been forced to cancel the event because the BC Liberals have declined to participate in the debate. The event was organi...
“Improving affordability and access are two priorities that our Federation wants to see addressed by the major parties in the up-coming provincial election,” said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federa...
Faculty, staff, friends and family are mourning the loss of Patti Barnes, Head Librarian at Northwest Community College, who passed away this week following a battle with cancer. “Patti achieved great...
For over 30 years the labour movement has shown tremendous support for communities through a valuable partnership with United Way. On February 26th, the United Way acknowledged the leadership role tha...
"British Columbians were looking for answers in this budget and the Minister is just offering up a fiscal shell game," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators. "The...