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Bargaining Update - AHS ANC

Your bargaining committee met with the mediator May 26 and 27 in Edmonton to finalize all non-monetary items. We’re pleased to report all non-monetary articles have been agreed to.

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Bargaining Update: Carillion Local 118/24-27

The parties continued to bargain during the week of May 31st to June 4, 2016, and have set aside additional time on June 8, 9 & 10 for more face-to-face meetings.

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AUPE encourages members to give feedback on WCB

The Alberta government has struck a review panel on the Workers’ Compensation Board, and AUPE is encouraging its members to complete the online questionnaire to provide feedback to the panel.

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Human Services study deadline extended

In light of the recent wildfires in Fort McMurray, the deadline to complete the survey for Phase 2 of the new study on workplace violence among Human Services workers has been extended to June 30, 2016.

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All-party support for PTSD Awareness Day a welcome move, says AUPE

EDMONTON – Alberta Union of Provincial Employees’ president Guy Smith said the passing of Bill 206, the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day Act, yesterday is a positive step toward removing the stigma around the increasingly common disorder.

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Member update - AHS Fort McMurray members (info from May 27)

The latest information for Alberta Health Services AUPE members affected by the Fort McMurray wildfire is available below.

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Carewest ANC Bargaining Update - Local 048 Chapters 007, 008, 009, 010, 016

Your bargaining committee met with the employer for the second round of bargaining on May 24 and 25. We are pleased to report that these meetings resulted in good progress toward a new collective agreement.

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Member Update: Bill 4 town hall meetings start next month

Beginning in June, AUPE will host town hall meetings across Alberta to help members learn about new labour law Bill 4 and how it may affect them. The first meetings will be held June 7 in communities across the province.

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Health Minister joins discussion about long-term care at Local 046 AGM

AUPE’s Local 046 hosted an engaging discussion today about the need for more public LTC beds as part of their AGM. A big thank you to Health Minister Sarah Hoffman for joining the discussion.

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Environment Committee challenge of the month – in the garden

Tis the season to get in the garden! Growing your own food is the ultimate way to eat local. If you don’t have a backyard, try a balcony or container garden or investigate opportunities to join a local community garden.

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