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  • Operational Restructuring - Nov 10, 16

    AUPE and AHS signed Letters of Understanding that protect members working in both Auxiliary Nursing Care (ANC) and General Support Services (GSS).The letters ensure members will see no reduction of full-time equivalency (FTE) or any reduction in compensation as a result of restructuring.The LOUs are a result of ongoing discussions between AUPE and AHS that began last week over the implementation of the employer’s “Operational Best Practice” program, and the consequences it woul...  Read More...

  • Retro Pay

    For all questions / comments regarding the payment of your retroactive pay Alberta Health Services (AHS) has requested we contact our Human Resources Analysts for one-on-one discussion.Please do not contact your Local Executive.   Read More...

  • Member Update: AHS GSS - New pay, retro pay and draft collective agreement info

    Alberta Health Services has indicated it will implement new rates of pay and provide retro pay for current employees by Sept. 28, 2016.Plans are also underway to process back pay for all eligible former AHS GSS members. Retro pay will be paid by Oct.   Read More...

  • Important Member Update: Former AUPE AHS GSS retro pay

    All retro pay requests must be submitted to Alberta Health Services (AHS) by Sept. 17, 2016 by email. Email contacts for the six zones are at the bottom of this update.This is for former AUPE GSS members whose employment with AHS was fully terminated between April 1, 2014 and Sept.   Read More...

  • Arbitrator ruling ends more than two years of bargaining strife for AHS GSS

    EDMONTON – Independent arbitrator Phyllis Smith yesterday awarded Alberta Union of Provincial Employees’ General Support Services (GSS) members a three-year contract, ending more than two years of contentious negotiations.The agreement, retroactive to April 1, 2014, will see the more than 23,000 employees of Alberta Health Services receive a two per cent wage increase in the first year and second year and a one per cent increase in year three. Members were also awarded an increase to...  Read More...

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