AUPE staff received instructional training June 10 and 11 to improve their delivery of seminars, courses and other training for members. The training will enhance year-round educational offerings, including AUPE’s annual Labour School.
EDMONTON – Spaces for teams interested in playing in AUPE’s 5th Annual Golf Tournament are filling up quickly as the July 15 registration deadline for draws near.
Members of the Young Activists Committee Slow Pitch team posed for a photo during the committee’s tournament in Sundre last weekend.
SUNDRE – Wild Alberta weather, including a uniquely Albertan June snowstorm, couldn’t keep AUPE members off the ball diamond last weekend.
AUPE members engaged in debate of a mock convention resolution during a Convention Procedures Course offered at union headquarters earlier this month.
EDMONTON – Registration is now open for upcoming seminars by the Anti-Privatization and Pay and Social Equity committees, taking place September 17 and 18 at the Red Deer Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre.
An AUPE barbecue was held for members at William J. Cadzow Health Center in Lac La Biche on June 2. Members from Portage College also took part in the event.
CALGARY – Three AUPE members are among nine individuals being honoured with the prestigious Order of the University of Calgary this week in recognition of their exemplary and distinguished service to the university community.
EDMONTON – The National Union of Public and General Employees’ cross-Canada “bread and butter” tour will come to Edmonton tonight before moving on to Calgary as part of the union’s “Cut me a slice: a people’s response to the economic crisis” campaign.
EDMONTON – Contract negotiations between the union and ATB management have reached an impasse. A joint application was made at the end of April to the Labour Relations Board seeking the appointment of a government mediator to assist the parties in reaching a settlement.