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    • 30 APR 20
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    May Day 2020: Especially Now

    May Day 2020: Especially Now

    Colin Jones, FSA President Every year, International Worker’s Day is an opportunity to reflect on our own work and the work of others around us – those working now and those who have come in the years before. Around the world, and over generations, workers have stood up in small acts of solidarity and collective

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    • 23 APR 20
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    Openly Licensed Learning Materials

    Openly Licensed Learning Materials

    Guest Post: FSA Member & BCIT Librarian, Lin Brander. Lin is the Open Education Librarian at BCIT. She is Co-Chair of BCIT’s Open Education Working Group and Chairs the BCOEL (BC Open Education Librarians). This is an ideal time for faculty to consider licensing and using open educational resources (OER). Using OER can save faculty time

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    • 17 APR 20
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    Candidates: FSA Elections 2020

    Candidates: FSA Elections 2020

    In this year’s election FSA members have the opportunity to vote for a candidate to represent their interests on the FSA Board of Directors for the position of Vice President and for the remainder of two 2019-21 Directors-at-Large terms. Voting is open Noon, April 24 until Noon, May 8, 2020. Nominations Received Nominations were accepted from March

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    • 09 APR 20
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    Update from your Chief Negotiator

    Update from your Chief Negotiator

    Like the rest of life, the landscape of public sector bargaining in BC is changing frequently. Many of you will have heard that, after a protracted round of bargaining, the Province has reached a tentative settlement with the BCTF for BC’s K-12 teachers. This was one of the largest bargaining tables still active in BC

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    • 02 APR 20
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    Excessive Workload & Overtime

    Excessive Workload & Overtime

    With the pandemic changing our working conditions daily, we wanted to reach out to all Regular Members, but particularly those that have traditionally struggled with workload issues or are struggling with them now due to COVID-19. For those members in Part-Time Studies (PTS), we ask you to refer to our advice regarding obtaining fair compensation

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    • 27 FEB 20
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    FSA Board Elections 2020

    FSA Board Elections 2020

    FSA elections take place online which means that the current COVID-19 situation does not interfere with our election cycle. Elections are happening for the FSA board of directors. In 2020, the following positions are up for election: One (1) President (2020-22 term) One (1) Vice President (2020-22 term) Two (2) Directors-at-Large, By-Election (Remainder of the

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