SLAVE LAKE – The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees’ commissioned film “Loss and Hope,” a 22-minute documentary about the Slave Lake wildfire that devastated the community on May 15, 2011 will debut at Northern Lakes College Lecture Theatre, 1201 Main Street SE in Slave Lake, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.
AUPE President Guy Smith (front row right) and Public Service Commissioner Dale Silver (back row left) stand with some of the Government of Alberta employees who were honoured Sept. 23 at the Government of Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Graduation 2010/11. Smith and Silver both addressed the event and presented certificates to the graduates of the program.
EDMONTON – Members of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees will gather on Sunday, Sept. 25 at the provincial legislature with law enforcement officers from across the province to honour their fallen comrades on Police and Peace Officers Memorial Day.
AUPE’s 35th Convention edition of Direct Impact is in its final stages of production and is set to be delivered to close to 80,000 households across Alberta. Check your mailbox soon.
To all General Support Services staff of Alberta Health Services,
Due to the large scale of GSS bargaining with AHS and the impact this bargaining may have on future AUPE health care negotiations, I have been closely watching the progress of GSS bargaining since it began in March.
EDMONTON – PC Leadership candidate Gary Mar’s interest in expanding private health care is the last thing Albertans want or need, says AUPE President Guy Smith.
Members of AUPE Local 047 met at union headquarters Sept. 21 for a mobilization course led by AUPE’s organizing department. AUPE is considered among the best in labour education in the nation.
Local Chairs from across the province met at union headquarters in Edmonton Sept. 21.
RED DEER – Media are invited to attend an information picket today, Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 3 p.m. at the Bethany CollegeSide continuing care centre, 99 College Circle in Red Deer.
RED DEER – Health Care Attendants (HCAs) at Red Deer’s Bethany CollegeSide continuing care facility will be holding an information picket on Wednesday, Sept. 21 to bring attention to staffing changes that will impact resident care and decrease workplace health and safety in the facility.