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AUPE candidates have until Aug. 16 to submit statements for Direct Impact

This Convention is an election year for the eight-member AUPE Executive Committee. Candidates for President, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, and Vice-President positions can submit statements for publication in the pre-Convention issue of Direct Impact. Statements must be delivered by Aug. 16, 2013.

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Candidate statement deadline Aug. 16

2013 marks an election year for the eight-member AUPE Executive Committee, and candidates for the positions of President, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, and Vice-Presidents can submit statements for publication in the pre-Convention issue of Direct Impact. Submissions must be received by Aug. 16, 2013.

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Candidate statement deadline approaching

2013 marks an election year for the eight-member AUPE Executive Committee, and candidates for the positions of President, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, and Vice-Presidents can submit statements for publication in the pre-Convention issue of Direct Impact. Submissions must be received by Aug. 16, 2013.

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Got political aspirations? COPA can help

AUPE’s Committee on Political Action (COPA) is hosting two separate seminars for members who want to run for office or work on a candidate’s campaign in the Oct. 21, 2013 province-wide civic elections.

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AUPE President congratulates Premier Alison Redford on election victory

Guy Smith, President of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, commented on the results of the 2012 Provincial General Election this morning, congratulating Premier Redford for her success.

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Make an informed decision: an election message from President Guy Smith

We are on the cusp of the Alberta election, one that may very well change the face of politics in this province.

I want to assure you that no matter the outcome of the election, AUPE is better organized and prepared than ever to help you defend your collective bargaining rights, your family’s financial well-being, and the important services you provide to Albertans every day.

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Parkland Institute study confirms that private health care is more expensive

The study released today by the Parkland Institute confirms what many people working in the public health care system instinctively knew: that private health care delivery costs more and is less stable than properly funded and delivered public health care, said AUPE President Guy Smith.

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Parties must increase core funding for post-secondary education: AUPE

EDMONTON – In response to Conservative Leader Alison Redford’s promise of $650 million in new capital funding for post-secondary schools, AUPE President Guy Smith encouraged all parties today to commit to increasing core funding to allow those schools to meet growing demands.

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Time off to volunteer during election — AUPE Convention policy

AUPE encourages all of its members to become politically involved. Now it’s a little easier.

Members who want to volunteer on a provincial election campaign can have up to two days’ wages covered by AUPE, subject to approval of the time off by their employer. Here’s how you can participate:

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Wildrose plan for more private health care will damage public system

EDMONTON – The Wildrose Party’s plan to divert health care dollars into private health care will cause immense damage to the public health care system, warns Guy Smith, President of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.

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