There was a great turnout for the Edson Area Council annual barbecue on June 11. The area council served up delicious summertime food to seniors from the Parkland Lodge and the Boys and Girls club, among others, as well as members.
AUPE members in all sectors, and all people who work in the health care, education, boards and agencies, and government sectors, should stand up this week and be recognized for their commitment to bettering the lives of Albertans in all communities across the province, said AUPE President Guy Smith.
AUPE’s Provincial Executive gathered at AUPE headquarters June 13 for the first day of their bi-monthly meeting. The Provincial Executive is AUPE’s governing body between Conventions, and meets six times per year to conduct the business of the union.
EDMONTON – Alberta Union of Provincial Employees president Guy Smith issued the following statement on today’s firing of the Alberta Health Services board:
AUPE was proud to stand in solidarity with around 700 high school students at the Alberta legislature today in protest to the Redford government’s education cuts. The Taking Back Our Education rally, #TBOE on instagram and twitter, began at 11:30 a.m. and continues through the afternoon.
AUPE’s Human Rights committee spent a drizzly Friday afternoon in Edmonton decorating their float for the Edmonton Pride Parade, scheduled for Saturday, June 8.
The AUPE General Services Bargaining Committee (GSBC) has secured mediation dates in July to continue bargaining with the employer, after breaking off talks in early May.
Due to a mandatory staff in-service, AUPE’s Member Resource Centre will be closed from 8:30 am to 1 pm on Tuesday, June 4. Voicemail will be available, and all messages will be processed and calls returned when the Centre reopens at 1 pm. Thank you for your understanding!
On this Seniors Week, AUPE would like to celebrate the contributions Alberta seniors have made and continue to make in helping Alberta become the best place to live in Canada. Thank you for all that you do!
The Young Activists Conference began bright and early on the morning of June 3 at the Goldeye Centre in Nordegg.