Membership in the Kwantlen Faculty Association includes membership in the following:
Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC (FPSE)
The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators is the provincial voice of 10,000 faculty and staff at BC’s teaching universities, colleges, institutes and private sector institutions. We provide resources, legal services, and engage in advocacy on behalf of our members and the public post-secondary system. A federation of 19 faculty and staff associations, our collective action and solidarity is our greatest strength – leading to better outcomes for all members.
Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
Founded in 1951, CAUT is the national voice for academic staff. Today, representing 48,000 teachers, librarians, researchers and other academic professionals, CAUT is an outspoken defender of academic freedom and works actively in the public interest to improve the quality and accessibility of post-secondary education in Canada.
National Union of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (NUCAUT)
The National Union of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (NUCAUT) is the national union of Canada’s post-secondary academic staff. It promotes within the Canadian Labour Congress the interests of academic staff and seeks to improve the quality and accessibility of post-secondary education in Canada.
BC Federation of Labour (BCFED)
The British Columbia Federation of Labour represents 470,000 members of affiliated unions in more than 1,100 locals, working in every aspect of the BC economy.
Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)
The Canadian Labour Congress is the largest democratic and popular organization in Canada with over three million members. The Canadian Labour Congress brings together Canada’s national and international unions, the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 137 district labour councils.
New Westminster & District Labour Council (NWDLC)
The New Westminster & District Labour Council is a community based central labour organization chartered in 1966 by the Canadian Labour Congress to represent workers in fourteen lower mainland municipalities. We represent more than 56,000 union members from more than 120 affiliated local unions continuing the proud union tradition of workers speaking out on issues affecting them in their workplaces and in their communities. We work together and with community partners like the United Way and Protein for People to deliver information, services and programs to build a stronger and more compassionate society, one that supports the needs of working families and all people.
Vancouver & District Labour Council (VDLC)
The Vancouver and District Labour Council was chartered by the Canadian Labour Congress in 1889. The VDLC represents 110 local unions with a combined membership of approximately 60,000 trade unionists.