EDMONTON – The infection-control crisis in Alberta’s hospitals is the result of years of financial cutbacks and neglect by governments and health regions, says the president of Alberta’s largest health care union.
Local 049 hosted a joint annual general meeting March 14, at AUPE Headquarters in Edmonton.
EDMONTON – AUPE members are invited to participate in the newest Battle of Alberta rivalry, when the Calgary Roughnecks visit the Edmonton Rush in National Lacrosse League action on April 14.
The bargaining team for Local 047/006, representing close to 60 employees at the Extendicare Mayorthorpe continuing-care facility, met at the union’s Headquarters in Edmonton recently to begin preparing for upcoming negotiations.
EDMONTON – AUPE members are encouraged to submit their photographs of union activities to be posted on the union’s Website and for use in union publications.
CALGARY – The Calgary Stampede is offering AUPE members a chance to “mosey on down” at a discounted rate to the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth this summer.
Members of Local 056/002 held their Annual General Meeting in Edson March 14.
EDMONTON – The government of Premier Ed Stelmach would create a valuable legacy for Albertans by passing legislation that imposes a total ban on workplace smoking, says the President of Alberta’s largest union.
Members of the Good Samaritan Society’s Options Program gathered at AUPE Headquarters March 20, for an emergency meeting to discuss Good Sam’s untimely decision to close the Options Program.
EDMONTON – AUPE’s “Count Me In!” campaign to get ready for bargaining in 2008 for well over 30,000 health care sector workers across Alberta is generating enthusiastic interest and response from members.