AUPE Local 3

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  • PSSP Funded- This means more money in your pocket- January 2018

    There is good news for Alberta Union of Provincial Employees members from the Public Service Pension (PSP) Board. These Changes should take place on January 12 /2018 Pay cheque.Starting Jan. 1, members and employers contributing to the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP) and Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) will see their contribution rates reduced.LAPP reduced their rates by one per cent, while PSPP reduced the rates between 1.23 per cent and 1.77 per cent depending on annual salary.Click h...

  • NEW!!!!! NOV 30/2017- BARGAINING UPDATE: GOVERNMENT SERVICES

    Negotiations continue: Summary of Government Services BargainingYour bargaining committee met with the employer on Nov. 14, 15 and 21, 22 in Edmonton to continue bargaining your next collective agreement.There was movement on 17 non-monetary items over those four days. It’s important to note that while we are negotiating your next agreement, the current agreement continues to apply until a new agreement is ratified.

  • 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...

  • 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 12 months. T...

  • 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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