FPSE News

"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...
In a decision that will have important benefits for all locals, labour arbitrator Vince Ready has ruled that a letter of understanding and ensuing process and criteria document dealing with profession...
"The most effective tool we have to stop post-secondary employers from exploiting contingent academic labour is collective bargaining and collective agreements," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Fe...
"Holding governments accountable for proper funding of much-needed programs is never easy, but this latest announcement shows our lobby efforts are starting to have an impact," said Cindy Oliver, Pres...
The Select Standing Committee on Education, which is holding public hearings on the issue of adult literacy, including specific strategies to improve outcomes for aboriginal and English-as-a-second-la...