HELD MONDAY AUGUST 30 & TUESDAY AUGUST 31, 2010 IN RED DEER
The meeting was called to order at 10:00 a.m. with Sandy Kyle in the Chair.
SPIRIT RIVER – Approximately 40 employees of Saddle Hills County in northwest Alberta will have an opportunity to vote on a mediator’s recommended terms of settlement for a three-year collective agreement.
Members of the Shepherd’s Care Millwoods ANC bargaining committee met at headquarters Aug. 31 to discuss upcoming negotiations.
EDMONTON – The date for AUPE members wishing to apply for financial support from the union’s Committee on Political Action to run in the Alberta municipal elections this fall has been extended to Oct. 4, 2010.
EDMONTON – The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees plans to commence bargaining a new collective agreement for more than 21,000 Government of Alberta employees just one week after their contract expires on Aug. 31.
Members of AUPE’s Women’s Committee met at union headquarters on Aug. 27.
EDMONTON – It has been four years since Stephanie Stewart vanished from an Athabasca fire lookout tower near Hinton, Alberta.
AUPE Executive Secretary Treasurer Bill Dechant has reaffirmed the union’s $10,000 contribution to the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible.
Members of AUPE Local 020 ratified a new agreement with ATB Financial in a mail-in ballot held Aug. 20, 2010, at union headquarters in Edmonton.
The terms reached in the agreement will see improvements to benefits, wages and health and safety provisions for the members of Local 020.
AUPE members from Good Samaritan Society work sites in Hinton, Stony Plain, Lethbridge and Edmonton met at AUPE headquarters Aug. 26 to discuss common bargaining issues.
Place: Red Deer Office
PRESENT: Joel Byron, Jason Heistad, Derrick Karbashewski, Julie Philippe, Melanie Roy, Don Westman & Pat Wimbs
ABSENT: Stan Bateman, Brent Gibson, & Lynn Gough