Stolen files an inevitable risk of government policy to provide services in communities, AUPE president says
EDMONTON – The risk of confidential files being stolen from automobiles is an inevitable consequence of the way Alberta Children’s Services wants social workers to do their work, says AUPE President Doug Knight.
With the 31st Annual Convention now concluded, the union’s membership will set its sights on next year’s annual gathering, which will take place Oct. 23-25, 2008 in Edmonton.
EDMONTON – Social services workers who are members of Local 006 of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees will hold a province-wide day of protest today to draw public attention to their concerns about heavy workloads.
EDMONTON – The Global Visions Film Festival is back for its 26th year in Edmonton, Nov. 1-4, with several films of interest to union activists.
EDMONTON – The Alberta government must adopt a standard requiring one caregiver for every six patients in the province’s continuing care facilities, delegates to the annual convention of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees demanded Saturday.
EDMONTON – President Doug Knight and the five other members of AUPE’s Executive Committee were sworn in to office for two-year terms as the union’s 31st annual convention ended Saturday afternoon.
EDMONTON – The term “student union” could take on new meaning this year at junior and senior high schools across the province.
More than 1,000 AUPE members and supporters rallied to change Alberta’s labour laws at the provincial Legislature Friday. They brought boxes containing copies of more than 20,000 letters calling for change.
Members of the Local 049 Council held a meeting recently, at the union’s Edmonton Headquarters.
EDMONTON – Doug Knight, a veteran union activist from Red Deer, was re-elected today as president of the 68,000-member Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.