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AUPE Environmental Committee to host Edmonton River Valley clean-up event

AUPE members and other Edmontonians are invited to participate in a river valley clean up event on Sunday, Aug. 21, hosted by AUPE’s Environmental Committee in cooperation with other local community partners.

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Bargaining Update: Special Areas Board Hanna

Your bargaining committee met with the Employer on July 13th and 14th. Throughout this process the Employer has attempted to have the committee exempt a number of positions from the Union.

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Seniors care workers to rally Monday at Hardisty Care Centre

EDMONTON – Employees at Park Place’s Hardisty Care Centre in Edmonton will hold an information picket on Monday, July 25, calling on their employer to meet them at the bargaining table with respect and a fair mandate.

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AUPE urges Shepherd’s Care to stop stalling on resolution for laid-off workers

AUPE and Shepherd’s Care will meet today at the Alberta Labour Relations Board in an attempt to reach agreement on remedies for more than 100 former employees of the seniors care foundation whose layoffs were determined to be illegal according to an ALRB decision in April.

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Arbitrator ruling ends more than two years of bargaining strife for AHS GSS

EDMONTON – Independent arbitrator Phyllis Smith yesterday awarded Alberta Union of Provincial Employees’ General Support Services (GSS) members a three-year contract, ending more than two years of contentious negotiations.

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Important member update - Alberta Health Services GSS

Your bargaining committee this afternoon received independent arbitrator Phyllis Smith’s long-awaited ruling on your contract with Alberta Health Services.

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Upcoming conference focuses on suicide prevention in first responders

As part of the union’s ongoing focus on mental health in the worksite, AUPE is pleased to be a sponsor for the First Responder Suicide Awareness Conference in Calgary on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.

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Seniors care workers to rally Monday at Devonshire Care Centre

EDMONTON – Employees at Park Place’s Devonshire Care Centre in Edmonton will hold an information picket on Monday, July 18, calling on their employer to meet them at the bargaining table with respect and a fair mandate.

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Two days left 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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Rolyn Sumlak Award nominations open

To: All Local and Chapter Chairs, Local OH&S Liaisons and OH&S Advocates.

From: The AUPE Standing Health and Safety Committee

Greetings!

Please accept this as a 'call’ from the AUPE Standing Health and Safety Committee for nominations for the Rolyn Sumlak Award that shall be presented at our 2016 Convention.

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