Benefits & Services

As an AUPE member, you have access to a long list of benefits and services through your union. Explore what's available to you below!

Discounts

AUPE member discounts are special prices offered to AUPE members by businesses and organizations. Each offer is unique, so check each listing for specific limitations or requirements.

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Benevolent Fund

The Members’ Benefits Benevolent Fund is administered by a Committee of AUPE members. Sometimes an AUPE member faces an emergency that qualifies for financial assistance from the union. If you face financial emergency, you may apply for assistance from the fund by approaching your union steward or staff representative.

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Education

AUPE’s Education Program is responsible for developing and delivering continuing education courses to members and officers in support of the role they perform in their Union. Any member can take the Introduction to your Union and Contract Interpretation courses. Other courses are reserved for Union Stewards and Officers.

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Bursaries & Scholarships

AUPE maintains a Members Education Assistance Fund, which is the responsibility of the Education Sub-Committee of the Members’ Benefits Committee.

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Direct Impact

AUPE publishes a quarterly magazine with a distribution of over 90,000. Regular features include infographics, member profiles, labour briefs, and a variety of stories of interest to our members.

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Steward Notes

AUPE also publishes a short quarterly newsletter for stewards, containing useful information to help them represent members effectively.

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Counselling

AUPE members who are in crisis due to trauma or events occurring at work can now access professional counselling services as a benefit of their union membership. AUPE’s Crisis Support Service through Solareh is available by calling 1-844-744-7026 at any time.

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