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  • Bargaining Update - September 15, 2017

    NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUEYour bargaining committee met with the employer Sept. 13 and 14 in Edmonton to continue bargaining non-monetary items of your next collective agreement.The exchange was positive and productive with eight articles and one Letter of Understanding (LOU) signed off, as well as improvements made to the grievance procedure.Additionally, the preamble, which is the first item members read when opening a collective agreement, will now contain language indicating both parties will exe...  Read More...

  • Red Deer Rally

    Red Deer rally to focus issues on bed shortages and surgeries Local 054 invites its members to attend a health care rally at the Red Deer Memorial Centre on September 10 2017 from 14:30-17:00.Members are encouraged to RSVP via online registration so that the Local can book a bus for transportation to and from the event. A lunch and drinks will be provided for the bus trip. Food trucks will be available on site at members expense.   Read More...

  • PWL-COLD LAKE MEMBERS RATIFY AGREEMENT, LOCKOUT ENDS!!

    Congratulations to our Sisters and Brothers in Cold Lake!!POINTS WEST LIVING COLD LAKE MEMBERS RATIFY AGREEMENT, LOCKOUT ENDSCOLD LAKE – Seniors care workers at Points West Living (PWL) Cold Lake ratified a first collective agreement June 22, ending an employer lockout that began Dec. 16.“These negotiations began in 2015 and have been among the most difficult and problematic our union has dealt with to date,” said Alberta Union of Provincial Employees President Guy Smith.&ldquo...  Read More...

  • Local 54 Education Bursary - 2017

    Local 54 Education BursaryThis bursary was set up at the May 2012 Local 54 Annual General Meeting to raise awareness of the Labour Movement. The Essay topic is chosen annually by AUPE Local 54 Council. There are 12 bursaries of $1000 each available.Eligibility:Available for post-secondary student enrolled in full-time or part-time studies within the Province of Alberta.   Read More...

  • Bargaining Update - June 19

    Your bargaining committee met with the employer at Alberta Health Services in downtown Edmonton on June 14 and 15 to continue bargaining for your next collective agreement.Overall the meetings were productive and informative.The parties signed off a number of current non-monetary language items and Letters Of Understanding (LOU) during the two days:Article 15 – SeniorityArticle 37 – SalariesArticle 39 – Employment Insurance Premium ReductionsLOU 2 – Multiple PositionsLOU ...  Read More...

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