A member of the public holds up her question for Alberta politicians at the Alberta Way booth during Peace Fest in Peace River, July 12. The Alberta Way will be at Westerner Days in Red Deer July 16-19. Stop by to ask yours!
Calgarians are among the Albertans whose access to Legal Aid services will be dramatically cut back, the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees warned today.
Well over 80 per cent of AUPE’s members are enrolled in the Public Service Pension Plan and the Local Authorities Pension Plan, and the threat that the PC government’s Bills 9 and 10 pose to their retirement security is enormous. Many members have spoken out, calling and meeting with their MLAs and participating in this summer’s review of the bills by the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future.
Since bargaining began on Jan. 16, 2014, your bargaining team has met with the employer nine times in an effort to reach your next collective agreement.