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AUPE proud to sponsor cross-Canada PTSD discussion tour

Posted April 09, 2014 in Union Updates, Occupational Health & Safety Committee

People across the country are talking more and more about occupational post-traumatic stress disorder, but it is still an issue shrouded in shame and misunderstanding. AUPE, which represents many people who work in positions that put them at risk of occupational PTSD, wants to change that. This June, AUPE is sponsoring the Alberta leg of the Tema Conter Memorial Trust’s ‘Heroes are Human’ tour.

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Let's get Bill 1 right for PTSD sufferers: AUPE

Posted October 30, 2012 in Government Services, Health Care

EDMONTON – This afternoon the Alberta legislature is expected to debate amendments to Bill 1 that would ensure Social Workers, Correctional Peace Officers and other emergency health employees with post-traumatic stress disorder have their illness presumptively covered by the Workers’ Compensation Board.

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