Vice President Glen Scott and AUPE’s Committee on Political Action visited UFCW 401 members on strike at a McKesson warehouse in West Edmonton on July 28, the one-month anniversary of the strike. UFCW 401 is fighting for wage parity with other McKesson warehouses in Alberta.
RED DEER – Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is hosting a major public rally at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 10 to stop the government from closing Red Deer Nursing Home and Valley Park Manor. The rally will take place at Red Deer City Hall Park with members from the two nursing homes arriving at 4:00 p.m. to set up the event.
AUPE Vice-President Philipia Bates Renouf pitched in collecting petitions in opposition to the closing of Red Deer Nursing Home and Valley Park Manor at the Golden Circle Seniors Resource Centre in Red Deer last week.
AUPE members from Extendicare sites across the province took part in a meeting of the Extendicare Common Non-Monetary Framework Committee at union headquarters in Edmonton on July 26, 2010.
COLD LAKE – The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is asking members employed by the City of Cold Lake to complete an online survey to identify priorities for their next collective agreement.
AUPE President Guy Smith, Executive Secretary-Treasurer Bill Dechant, and Vice-Presidents Jason Heistad, Philippia Bates Renouf, Erez Raz, Glen Scott, and Sandy Kyle in discussion during a meeting at union headquarters last week.
EDMONTON – The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is drawing its members’ attention to contradictory and inflammatory statements the United Nurses of Alberta have made in recent months regarding the skills and qualifications of Licensed Practical Nurses.
AUPE President Guy Smith appeared on an Alberta Primetime panel debating exorbitant bonuses and salaries for Alberta Health Services executives. Click on the link below to watch the entire segment online.
EDMONTON – The Alberta Labour Relations Board has dismissed, for the second time, a United Nurses of Alberta request to represent Licensed Practical Nurses employed at five continuing care centres in Alberta.
AUPE served a pancake breakfast at union headquarters in Edmonton Thursday morning to kick off Capital Ex festivities in the city.