Members of AUPE’s Provincial Executive took part in interactive human rights training sponsored by the union’s Human Rights Committee at the All-Nations Theatre in Calgary on June 22.
AUPE President Doug Knight, right, met July 30 with Canadian Auto Workers National Representative Todd Romanow. They discussed AUPE’s Change-the-Law Campaign, CAW’s strike at Molson’s Edmonton brewery and other issues.
EDMONTON – Child and Youth Care Workers at Edmonton’s Yellowhead Youth Centre will hold an information picket from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow to press the Alberta government to address their pay concerns in mediation with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.
EDMONTON – Sterilization and cleanliness problems like those at a controversial Vegreville hospital and other facilities in the East Central Health Region are widespread throughout Alberta’s health care facilities, says the president of the union that represents surgical processors.
Some of the more than 700 AUPE members who will work on the union’s campaign to change Alberta’s labour laws were doing preparation for the major project at union Headquarters July 18.
Members of the bargaining team for AUPE Local 047/011, representing employees of Good Samaritan Society Group Homes, met at union headquarters in Edmonton July 19.
AUPE’s Human Rights Committee marked National Aboriginal Day June 21 in Calgary with a daylong seminar for local chairs.
EDMONTON – The 2007-2008 edition of AUPE’s popular 15-month pocket calendar is available for orders from the union’s locals.
EDMONTON – A year after the disappearance of a 70-year-old fire lookout observer, Alberta Sustainable Resources Development officials released a report containing four broad recommendations for safety improvements at the 128 Alberta fire lookout towers staffed by AUPE members.
AUPE members and staff were at work July 19 at union Headquarters preparing poll databases for use by volunteers in AUPE’s fall campaign to change Alberta’s labour laws.