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Today, the B.C. government unveiled Budget 2021. It includes targeted commitments with respect to post-secondary skills, training, education and the workforce, which supports the sector. In response...
On January 25th the ETEA filed a complaint against ILSC under Section 54 of the BC Labour Relations Code. Section 54 requires that “If an employer introduces or intends to introduce a measure, policy...
2020 marked both the start of a new year and the additional excitement that occurs with the launch of a new decade. For us at the Federation of Post Secondary Educators, it also marked our 50th year...
xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) & səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories (Vancouver) - Today is the first day of Fair Employment Week, an international campaign to bring attention to...
FAIR EMPLOYMENT WEEK 2020 OCTOBER 19-23 It’s time for Fair Employment Week 2020! FPSE has a long and proud tradition of strong activism on behalf of all our non-regular members. Because of the...
There is a provincial election taking place in BC, concluding on October 24th. Every election is an important opportunity for educators to take part in our democracy. When you vote, you have your say...
This month, our federation received some sad news. Ed Lavalle, former president of our organization (see footnote), passed away on Friday August 7. Ed is survived by his partner Susan and daughter...
INVESTING IN PUBLIC POST-SECONDARY: THE FOUNDATION FOR BC'S COVID-19 RECOVERY A submission to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE POST...
This National Indigenous History Month, a BC post-secondary union has partnered with Indigenous radio station Nuxalk Radio to promote Indigenous voices. As an overdue conversation about systemic...
The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC is horrified by the ongoing appalling violence against the Black community in the United States. The images are difficult to take in, but they clearly...