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Bill 18 Undermines Charter Rights Say Union Presidents Two labour groups representing post-secondary education workers filed notice today in the B.C. Supreme Court of a constitutional court challenge...
"Hundreds of organizations representing thousands of citizens, activists and union members are making a statement today by darkening their websites," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of...
There is a lot at stake for post-secondary educators over the next 12 months and this year's convention has helped set the direction and priorities that will guide FPSE in the year ahead. Starting wit...
"Premier Charest has gone too far and is violating the basic rights of citizens and students," said Cindy Oliver, President of the 10,000 member Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE). She was...
Although it may have been a bad week for Premier Clark, at some point she needs to take a long hard look at why her party, her Cabinet and her government are in such disarray. If she were prepared to...
As educators around BC rally and march for fairness and change in our schools we are reminded once again of the important link between the campaign for progressive change and the solidarity we build w...
As every union in BC's public sector knows all too well, the BC Liberals have no regard for free collective bargaining. More to the point, the current provincial government seems to go out of its way...
"It's hard to overstate the importance of what these members have been able to get in their first round of collective bargaining," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educ...
A year ago BC Liberals elected Christy Clark to replace Gordon Campbell as their leader and as BC's Premier. Her campaign for leadership had a constant refrain; she was going to "do things differently...
"The Finance Minster says he wants to challenge our institutions to spend less, but his challenge comes on top of a decade-long trend in which his government has already cut real per-student funding b...