AUPE asks Conservative leadership candidates to state their positions on continuing-care staffing law
EDMONTON – Candidates for the leadership of the Alberta Conservative Party need to make it absolutely clear they support enforceable legislation to ensure adequate staffing levels in Alberta’s continuing-care facilities, says the president of Alberta’s largest union.
CALGARY – Privatization of food services at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology will prove to be a financial disappointment for the institution, the president of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees predicted today.
EDMONTON – Unions play a fundamental role in ensuring workplace safety, AUPE Vice-President Krista Koroluk told those who attended AUPE’s Day of Mourning ceremonies today.
EDMONTON – More than 30 representatives of AUPE locals’ anti-privatization sub-committees met at union headquarters today to develop a battle plan for confronting employers who are thinking about privatizing union jobs.
Alberta Research Council employee Don Ungarian, left, received his 30-year AUPE membership pin March 23 at the Local 060/001 AGM. The presentation was made by AUPE Executive Secretary-Treasurer Bill Dechant.
EDMONTON – Members of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees will mark the International Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job this Friday with an 11 a.m. ceremony at the union’s headquarters in Edmonton.
EDMONTON – People with developmental disabilities, their friends, caregivers and family members will hold a noon-hour rally at the Legislature today to call for sufficient funding to support the requirements of adults with developmental disabilities and their families.
Members of Locals 043/001 and 118/008 held their joint AGM and dinner recently in High Level.
EDMONTON – More than 30 front-line health care workers from long-term care facilities accompanied AUPE President Dan MacLennan to the provincial Legislature this afternoon to press for enforceable legislation to ensure adequate staffing levels in Alberta’s continuing-care facilities.
EDMONTON – The Alberta Labour History Institute will launch its new Website at an open house Wednesday afternoon.