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Shepherd's Care workers discuss next steps after favourable LRB ruling

Shepherd’s Care members met yesterday to discuss their next steps following a ruling from the Alberta Labour Relations Board April 28, which found that Shepherd’s Care acted illegally when it abruptly laid off more than 100 support staff during bargaining in September 2014.

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Minutes - Finance Committee

HELD ON MAY 16 & 17, 2016 AT AUPE HEADQUARTERS

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with Executive Secretary-Treasurer Heistad in the Chair.

ROLL CALL

Present: Jason Heistad, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Chair
Terri Crabtree, Local 095 Calgary
Ron Fernandes, Local 001 Edmonton
Russell Clark, Local 009 Red Deer
Deborah Gordon, Local 046 Alberta Beach
Wendy Gummesen, Local 043 Peace River
Percy Ogden, Local 056 Grande Prairie
Christine Vavrik, Local 041 Coaldale
Rachel Shepherd, Local 047 Edmonton

Staff Advisor: Cecilia Murthy, Manager of Finance
Trevor Mills, Finance Coordinator
Julius Salegio, Strategic Coordinator

Guests: Ron Tester, ATB Relationship Manager
Ken Soderquist, ATB Director and Investment Counselor
Gary Hason, Executive Director of Aspen Foundation

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Clifton Manor seniors care rally tomorrow may be a prelude to a strike

CALGARY – The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees will hold a rally tomorrow calling on the Brenda Stafford Foundation, which operates Clifton Manor in Calgary, to negotiate a fair contract with its employees. The Alberta Labour Relations Board has reviewed and approved AUPE’s application to hold a strike vote for the approximately 230 Clifton Manor employees on June 2,3 and 4, which will proceed unless progress can be made through negotiations before that time.

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Member update - AHS Fort McMurray members (latest info)

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

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Stettler Points West Living seniors care workers vote to join AUPE

EDMONTON – Approximately 90 auxiliary nursing and support staff employees at a Points West Living seniors care facility in Stettler are the newest members of AUPE, following a union certification vote on May 11.

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Do you remember the summer of '86?

AUPE was only ten years old in the summer of ’86, when a wave of strikes swept through the province including Gainers, Fletchers, Zeidlers, Suncor and our own AUPE members at Alberta Liquor Control Board (ALCB). The strike wave followed a global recession in 1982 after which Alberta workers, having absorbed unemployment, pay cuts, intensified work for less pay and worsening working conditions said “enough is enough.”

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Minutes - Legislative Committee

Held on Wednesday, May 11 and 12, 2016 in the Red Deer Boardroom, AUPE Headquarters

The meeting was called to order May 11, 2016 at 1:06 p.m. with President Smith in the Chair.

ROLL CALL

Present: Guy Smith, President, Committee Chair, Edmonton
Bev Hill, Vice-Chair, Local 040, Red Deer
Karl Clauss, Local 058, Medicine Hat
Bobby-Joe Borodey, Local 071, Didsbury
Emille Currie, Local 002, Edmonton
Bonnie Gostola, Local 045, High River
Allan Lyons, Local 052, Calgary
Derek Heslinga, Local 060, Edmonton

Staff Advisor: Gil LaFlamme, Staff Advisor, Edmonton

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Member update - AHS Fort McMurray members (latest info)

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

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Member update - Latest info for Fort McMurray members affected by wildfire

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

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Rally urging Points West Living put people before profits Thursday

EDMONTON – The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees will hold a rally May 12 calling on Points West Living, a for-profit seniors supportive living provider, to end its delay tactics at the bargaining table.

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