FPSE News

"I don't know what happened to their so-called Heartland strategy, but the latest provincial budget is completely ignoring the mounting job crisis we see in the Central Interior," said Cindy Oliver, P...
"Post-secondary education will see a decrease in per student funding under this budget despite the fact that the Minister of Finance highlights a growing skills shortage as a critical risk to the Brit...
Those murders eighteen years ago have become a stark reminder to us all of the problem of violence against women. According to the United Nations, at least one in three women in the world has been sev...
"It's a long time coming, but we are glad to see this policy change is finally going to happen," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators. Ms. Oliver was reacting to...
"We can't keep ignoring the basic fact: a majority of British Columbians think post-secondary education tuition fees are too high," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Edu...
The President of Nicola Valley Institute of Technology Employees' Association, Sharon McIvor, has won an important legal victory in the BC Supreme Court. On June 11, 2007 the court released its decisi...
Following two months of intense bargaining with post-secondary education employers, the FPSE Provincial Bargaining Council is recommending members vote in favour of a new three-year deal. Following tw...
"At a time when we need to make post-secondary education more affordable and accessible and we have the budget surplus to achieve those goals, Premier Campbell has squandered the opportunity to make t...
The deadline to apply to purchase service that occurred before March 1, 2002 is the earlier of March 31, 2007, or termination of current employment with a College Pension Plan employer. If you do not...
Chronic underfunding by the Provincial Government and skyrocketing tuition fees block access, say students and instructors "It may be back-to-school week for thousands of post-secondary students, but...