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For 121 years, Canadians have celebrated Labour Day. The world has changed a lot in those years, and unions have played a large part in making Canada a better place to live and work. No employer has e...
On July 30 th , 2015, FPSE showed solidarity with COPE 378 BCAA locked out members by joining them on their picket line. The B.C. Automobile Association locked out approximately 70 staff responsible f...
At FPSE’s 2015 Convention, delegates acclaimed a new Executive including President and Secretary-Treasurer. The new Executive includes: President: George Davison Secretary Treasurer: Terri Van Steinbu...
A group of students, faculty, administrators, and school trustees joined forces in Victoria on Monday May 4 to hear a debate in the Legislature over the government’s handling of Adult Basic Education...
Although Ottawa is currently consumed with the details of Senator Mike Duffy’s trial, a far more serious legislative issues continues to work its way through Canada’s Parliament: Bill C-51, the Harper...
“Our bargaining team has spent the last 24 hours in mediation at the Labour Relations Board trying to get our employer to negotiate a fair settlement,” said Brent Calvert, President of the Capilano Fa...
It was at the turn of the 20th century that International Women’s Day (IWD) had its early beginnings in North America. At the time, it was part of a mobilizing effort by union and community activists...
Budgets are about choices and the 2015 BC budget is no exception in that department. The frustration for post-secondary educators, their students and their institutions is that the choices made in thi...
“On so many fronts, this budget is a real disappointment,” said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators. “For our colleges, universities and institutes, the provincial op...
When it was first proposed by convention delegates, the concept of a major conference on post-secondary education was envisioned as a way to begin changing the public debate on post-secondary educatio...