FPSE News

For immediate release: The closure of inlingua Vancouver effective May 29 adds 20 more job losses to a sector already hard-hit by COVID-19. Coupled with job losses or layoffs from other unionized...
On Tuesday April 28, working people across the country will mark the Day of Mourning. This is a day to remember those workers who have been injured or killed on the job, and to renew our efforts to...
This post is a summary of the benefits available to people through the Canadian and BC Governments, including Employment Insurance (EI), the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), the B.C...
FPSE is acting on a number of fronts to operationalize the guidance and direction from public health authorities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. FPSE Member Locals have all received a memo...
VICTORIA— The BC government’s 2020 Budget has students and educators celebrating the introduction of an up-front, needs-based student grant program. The BC Access Grant is the first of its kind in BC...
The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators is committed to the implementation of the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and the recognition of the inherent rights stated in...
For immediate release Friday October 4, 2019 VANCOUVER - Ten municipalities across BC are supporting fairness for contract faculty through motions, proclamations, and public letters of support in the...
Statement from FPSE President Terri Van Steinburg on the Climate Strike (Friday, September 27, 2019) "Today’s climate strike is bringing much-needed attention to the climate emergency. The young...
Terri Van Steinburg assumes role August 1, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2019, Kelowna BC – The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC has elected Terri Van Steinburg as the federation’s...
Today's provincial budget continues to make life more affordable for British Columbians. The government has eliminated student loan interest and increased funding for tuition-free Adult Basic...