FPSE President Appointed to Canada Industrial Relations Board

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 Part I and Part II of the Canada Labour Code. Cindy Oliver, President of FPSE was appointed as the part-time Member representing Employees.

In making the announcement, the Minister noted the importance of these new appointments in ensuring both timely decisions as well as strong regional input in the CIRB's policy and decision making process.

"I'm honoured by the appointment and look forward to the challenge that it represents," said Oliver. "I believe my experience in the labour movement will help provide effective input at the Board," Oliver added.

For more information on the CIRB and the new appointments click on the link: http://news.gc.ca/web/article-eng.do?m=/index&nid=506029

About FPSE

The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC is the provincial voice for faculty and staff in BC teaching universities, colleges and institutes, and in private sector institutions. FPSE member locals, represented by Presidents' Council and the Executive, represent over 10,000 faculty and staff at 18 public and 12 private sector institutions.