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September 1, 2016 Teachers at private ESL schools say the new Private Training Act taking effect today will still leave students vulnerable to school closures and to misrepresentation by third party a...
For students and educators, Monday marks the end of summer and the start of a new school year. It’s time to celebrate Labour Day, to reflect on the work our unions do for us: the struggles for better...
Teachers at Vancouver English Centre showed up for mediation with their employer Friday, armed with proposals aimed at re-opening the school. They were shocked to discover the employer had given up, a...
We’re in the heart of Pride season in BC, and the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators is proud to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ2S community. Happy Pride from FPSE! As we celebrate Pride events...
A Concordia University colleague, Professor Homa Hoodfar, has been detained by Iranian authorities since early June, and CBC now reports that she has been indicted. The charges have not been specified...
Today in Canada, as we celebrate the beginning of summer, we are also celebrating the 20 th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day. First proclaimed by then-Governor-General Romeo LeBlanc in 1996, thi...
Delegates to FPSE’s Annual General Meeting and Convention, held May 16-19, 2016, demonstrated their ongoing support for the Executive by acclaiming all four elected officers to their positions. Return...
Two years after the launch of the “Skills for Jobs Blueprint,” B.C.’s post-secondary educators don’t see much to celebrate. The Blueprint is about feeding Premier Clark’s fantasy fund. It was designed...
On April 28, the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC joins with unions around Canada to recognize the 25th anniversary of the National Day of Mourning. Each year on this date, we remember tho...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2016 VANCOUVER— Low-income British Columbians trying to upgrade their skills are now learning they face yet another roadblock, says the president of the Federation of Po...