FPSE News

Bargaining, organizing and holding governments accountable are major items at FPSE’s 30th Annual Convention “Renewing our collective agreements and renewing our commitment to organizing are going to...
Working conditions have direct relation to classroom conditions. A key to improving the learning environment for post-secondary students in BC will be improving working conditions for educators, say...
Community groups, arts and culture organizations, unions, seniors and students have banned together to press the provincial government to re-think its budget priorities. The group is called the...
VICTORIA: "Instead of building a legacy, this budget fails to address a growing problem in post-secondary education in BC," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators....
The Federal Minister of Labour announced three new appointments to the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB), the quasi-judicial tribunal responsible for the interpretation and administration of...
Coalition calls on province to "go for gold" with proposed cosmetic pesticide ban January 14, 2010 (Vancouver) - An unprecedented coalition of 18 health and environment organizations is urging the BC...
“It’s not enough for the BC Liberals to impose “zero” mandates for the 2010 round of public sector bargaining. They now want to use their legislative muscle to impose a collective agreement on...
The provincial government has tabled an update of its February 2009 budget. The revised budget highlights some remarkable changes in BC's fiscal conditions. Prior to the February budget, the BC...
“There’s nothing to cheer about in this update,” said George Davison, Secretary-Treasurer of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators. “Funding at our public institutions is not keeping pace with...
Results of a mid-August poll by Ipsos Reid, done on behalf of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators, a number of public sector unions and the BC Federation of Labour, show strong support for...