AUPE Local 3

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  • GOOD NEWS!!! PSPP FULLY FUNDED,

    This means more money in your pocketThere is good news for Alberta Union of Provincial Employees members from the Public Service Pension (PSP) Board.For the first time since 2006, the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) is fully funded, meaning the assets of the plan have reached a high enough level to provide AUPEmembers their pension benefits earned under the PSPP.We are also pleased to inform you that the PSP Board has approved an assessment report that reveals a much-impro...

  • NEW!! SEPT 28/2017- BARGAINING UPDATE: GOVERNMENT SERVICES

    NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUEYour bargaining committee met with the government from Sept. 25 to 27 in Edmonton, which resulted in three more items being agreed to by both parties:Sub 2 LOU # 2 RE: Program Advisory Committee – we were successful in adding one additional union representative to the committee to cover the newly created region (North Central).Sub 6 Article #1 Probationary Periods – was amended to increase the probation period for the classification of medical and health four to ...

  • NEW: AUG 18/2017- BARGAINING UPDATE: GOVERNMENT SERVICES

    Your bargaining committee met with the employer Aug. 15, 16 and 17 at AUPEheadquarters in Edmonton to continue bargaining non-monetary items for your next collective agreement.Slow progress was made over the three days, with the below two articles signed off.Article 29, the grievance procedureImprovements include the addition of a group grievance procedure, which is when two or more employees are affected by the same interpretation of the collective agreement, they can file a grievance toge...

  • BARGAINING UPDATE: GOVERNMENT SERVICES

    Your bargaining committee would like to notify members that bargaining scheduled for July 6 and 7 was cancelled by the employer.Negotiations are scheduled to continue Aug. 16 and 17 in Edmonton.

  • Brian Jean promises $2.6B in immediate cuts if elected

    Brian Jean announced his economic policy Tuesday, promising $2.6 billion in immediate cuts if elected but offering few specifics on which government services he would slash or provincial employees he’ll fire to account for those savings.At a news conference in downtown Calgary, Jean promised to freeze salaries, not fill positions left by retiring workers and fire managers. He specifically mentioned Alberta Health Services as one area where he wants to reduce management, but offered no othe...

  • JUNE 9- BARGAINING UPDATE: GOVERNMENT SERVICES

    Your bargaining committee met with the employer June 6 to 8 at AUPE headquarters in Edmonton to continue negotiations for your next collective agreement.We reached agreement on changes to Article 43, Occupational Health and Safety that includes training in the fundamentals of OH&S for all new employees and language on a working alone policy.In addition, we agreed to make some language changes to Articles 3, 7, 8 and 46, which will allow those items to be signed off.Your bargaining ...

  • MAY 23- BARGAINING UPDATE: GOVERNMENT SERVICES

    Your bargaining team met with the employer May 23 and 24 in Edmonton to continue bargaining your next collective agreement.Your committee understands the importance of keeping you engaged and informed throughout the negotiation process. There is not a significant amount of news since the last update but we felt it would be helpful to provide members with an update regardless.We’ve met with the employer five times since our last bargaining update to you. Progress has slowed from both parties...

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