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  • Bargaining Update - October 5, 2017

    Employer Tables Monetary ProposalYour bargaining committee met with the employer Oct. 3 and 4 in Edmonton to continue bargaining for your next collective agreement.Some progress on non-monetary items was made on day one. Two articles covering Stewards and Health and Safety were agreed to, and a Letter of Understanding (LOU), which develops a joint task force that includes a third-party to help resolve issues or concerns if required, was also signed off.   Read More...

  • Local 54 Members & Family Holiday Movie - Saturday, November 18th

    The annual Local 54 holiday movie is planned for Saturday, November 18th at the CINEPLEX ODEON South Edmonton Cinemas (1525 - 99 Street, Edmonton).The Star - A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day, he finds the courage to break free, embarking on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock, and Dave, a dove who has lofty aspirations.   Read More...

  • 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...

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