On June 13, a Ministerial Order was provided to AUPE, which returns the way compensation levels are calculated for fire tower lookout observers and senior lookout observers, to the way it was delivered in previous fire seasons.
Yesterday, the UCP tabled a bill that will delay third year wage arbitration for tens of thousands of AUPE members. A lot of you have been voicing your concerns and expressing interest in holding information pickets to oppose Bill 9.
EDMONTON – Today the United Conservative Party government gave oral notice of Bill 9, the Public Sector Compensation Deferral Act, which Alberta Union of Provincial Employees president Guy Smith said is an assault on the free collective bargaining process and a violation of members’ Charter rights.
This week marks Public Service Week and a big thank you is in order to the tens of thousands of Alberta Union of Provincial Employees members across the province whose dedication, passion and important contributions help make life better for Albertans from High Level to Milk River and everywhere in between.