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  • ****Closed**** Apply to attend the 2019 Peace Officers Memorial

    The Canadian Peace Officers' Memorial Association pays tribute to the fallen peace officers who have been killed in the performance of their duties. On the last Sunday in September each year, a Memorial Service is held on Parliament Hill honouring both fallen peace and police officers.On behalf of Local 003 Executive, we ask that you continue your support of the Service, which in turn will demonstrate our dedication to honour our comrades. It is also our way of ensuring the family members of tho...

  • AUPE WELCOMES JOINT-GOVERNANCE PENSION LEGISLATION

    EDMONTON – The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) is welcoming Bill 27: Joint Governance of Public Sector Pension Plans Act, the provincial government’s long-overdue legislation to place Alberta’s public sector pension plans under joint employer-employee governance.If passed, Bill 27 will allow both workers and their employers to share management of both the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) and Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP). Alberta is currently the onl...

  • COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT RATIFIED BY GOVERNMENT SERVICES MEMBERS

    Government Services workers ratified a three-year collective agreement yesterday following a ballot count at AUPE headquarters in Edmonton.A majority in favour of all returned mail-in ballots determined the outcome.The agreement expires March 31, 2020 for more than 22,000 front-line government services workers and includes significant improvements to contract language, including:Employment securityWorkloadContracting outClassificationsPay equityWorksite harassment and discriminationFai...

  • New Course! -Union Activists

    AUPE Digital Strategies is pleased to offer a one-day course for union members looking to be more active in advocacy on Facebook! The course will take place throughout July and August in Edmonton, Calgary, and Red Deer. Please forward this email to your union contacts - we'd love to see as many people as possible take this course over the summer! Course Description : This course provides a strong foundation for taking your union activism to Facebook. You'll learn how Facebook f...

  • PTSD Awareness Day

    As Alberta marks the third annual Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day, the province’s largest union is renewing calls to expand presumptive coverage to other workers at risk.“PTSD Awareness Day reminds us that many Albertans are exposed to stressful and traumatic conditions as a result of their employment. While marking the occasion can help remove the stigma around this disorder, too many workers are still suffering in silence,” said Alberta Union of Provi...

  • June /2018- BARGAINING UPDATE: Mediation begins

    Mediation beginsOn June 15 and 16, your Government Services Bargaining Committee (GSBC) began mediation with the Government of Alberta. Ongoing efforts were made to successfully conclude negotiations on a new collective agreement for AUPE members in direct government services.Overall, the level of engagement with the employer over the two days was encouraging. We’re pleased a number of key outstanding issues were mediated and progress was made.The mediated items are part of an ov...

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