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Where's the sense in paying two people different rates for doing the same work? There isn't any, and that's the problem. The employer practice of picking and choosing who gets what pay for what work i...
“The announced changes to what was previously called the Ministry of Advanced Education are puzzling because they divide what should be a unified portfolio of post-secondary institutions and initiativ...
The debate over rank and advancement within BC's new special purpose teaching universities was the subject of a panel discussion at a recently organized faculty and public forum at Kwantlen Polytechni...
"The pay-off for BC and BC's students will be significant," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE). Oliver was making the comment following a presentation by...
“Contingent academic faculty across North America have a common goal: to build strength through a shared strategy of organizing and bargaining,” said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-...
Voters in BC have had quite a year. Following the May 2009 provincial election, they were stunned to find out that an issue the BC Liberals had promised not to enact-the harmonizing of our provincial...
The federal government is pushing hard to make a significant change in the way Statistics Canada conducts the 2011 Census. If the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada, Tony Clement, has his way,...
With close to 540 delegates drawn from all provinces and territories in Canada, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) met in Saint John's Newfoundland and Labrador last week to consider the road ahe...
Delegates at the 30th Annual FPSE Convention voted to elect members of the new FPSE Executive. The six-person Executive was confirmed following the Convention last month. The following positions and c...
There is a lot of momentum created when the representatives of 10,000 post-secondary educators in BC unite around a single plan for action in their sector. That's what happened last week as delegates...