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"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...
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 b...
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 t...
Workplace stress comes in many forms, has many effects and, ultimately, can prove to be damaging not just for the worker who experiences the stress, but also the workplace where the stress is generate...