EDMONTON — The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is urging PSP Investments to order subsidiary Revera Inc. back to the bargaining table at Riverbend and offer staff “appropriate compensation” to end the 51-day strike.
A letter from Vice-President Sandra Azocar and a statement from President Guy Smith regarding Azocar’s resignation is below.
After a month on the picket line, locked out employees of Monterey Place seniors facility in Calgary remain buoyant and determined. Other AUPE members and supporters have joined them in solidarity.
Employees of Hardisty Care Centre, who this week went back to work after two months on the picket line, turned out at Revera Riverbend, where workers have been on strike for more than 50 days.
Health Minister Fred Horne’s announcement today that Alberta Health Services will do away with pre-cooked, reheated meals in its small long-term care facilities was welcomed today by the president of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.
After 30 days on the picket line at Monterey Place in Calgary, AUPE members at the continuing care facility are more solid and dedicated than ever. The close to 90 nursing and support staff at the facility have been locked out by their employer, Triple A Living Communities Inc., since June 26.
EDUCATION SUB-COMMITTEE MEETING
Held on JULY 23, 24 & 25, 2012 at AUPE HEADQUARTERS
Present: Lorri Predy, Local 001, Education Sub-Committee Chair Bill Dechant, Chair, Chair Members’ Benefits Committee Kathleen Mulcahy, Local 048 Shauna Nakonechny, Secretary Local 054
Staff at Hardisty Care Centre in Edmonton voted yesterday to ratify a first collective agreement with their employer, Park Place Seniors Living, officially ending a two-month strike at the facility.
EDMONTON – Close to 80 striking Licensed Practical Nurses and Health Care Aides have ratified their first collective agreement following a vote held in Edmonton, July 24, officially ending a two-month strike at Hardisty Care Centre.
HELD JULY 23, 24TH 2012 AT CALGARY
The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM with Erez Raz Chair
Chair: Erez Raz Vice President AUPE
Vice Chair: Barry Madsen – Local 071 – Education – Lloydminster
Secretary: Roseline Bouchie – Local 001 – Gov. Services – Edson Meredith Debnam– Local 095 – AHS- Calgary
Committee Members: Carrie-Lynn Rusznak – Local 001 – Justice – Calgary Judy Fader – Local 043 – AHS – Vegreville Betty-Ann Robson – Local 043 – AHS – Beaverlodge Willow Knoll – Local 042 – AHS – Magrath Roy Jackman – Local 003 – Sol-Gen – Edmonton
Staff: Randy Corbett
Regrets: Dennis Malayko