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  • AGM Season Starts January 1!

    Annual General Meetings can happen any time prior to 30 April.  We will keep you advised here and on the Calendar of times and locations as we are advised.Chapter 01 - Thursday, March 15Chapter 02Chapter 03 - C03 2018 AGM poster agenda.pdf - Wednesday, March 14Chapter 04 - C004 AGM Poster - Tuesday, March 20Chapter 05 - January 23Chapter 06 - C006 AGM Poster - January 19Chapter 07 - February 20Chapter 08 - February 15Chapter 09 - February 21, 1100 hrsChapter 10 - March 21 (Leduc)Chapter 11 ...  Read More...

  • Bargaining Update - February 8, 2018

    Bargaining continuesYour bargaining committee met with the employer Feb. 5, 6 and 7 in Edmonton to continue negotiating your next collective agreement.Bargaining started off difficult, but your committee’s active approach with the employer resulted in agreement on a few important articles and Letters of Understanding (LOU), including a new pilot LOU that will see additional hours given to part-time employees on a seniority basis at five separate worksites across the province. Those worksit...  Read More...

  • Bargaining Update - December 15, 2017

    Your bargaining committee met with Alberta Health Services (AHS) in Edmonton on Dec. 13 and 14. Although we were able to sign off two articles, we were frustrated with the lack of movement from the employer during this round of bargaining, continuing a pattern of AHS’s discouraging approach to negotiations.Your committee communicated the importance of AHS recognizing the vital role GSS members play in the delivery of quality health care throughout this province.   Read More...

  • Bargaining Update - November 23, 2017

    Bargaining continues: Little movement from the employerYour bargaining committee met with Alberta Health Services on Nov. 21 and 22 in Edmonton to continue bargaining your next collective agreement.We signed off three current articles and three Letters of Understanding (LOUs), which means the language on those items remains as it’s currently stated in our collective agreement.Signed off articles:Article 25: Reporting payArticle 29: Sick leaveArticle 38: Transportation and subsistenceSigned...  Read More...

  • Bargaining Update - November 10

    Union tables monetary proposalYour bargaining committee met with the employer Nov. 8 and 9 in Edmonton to continue bargaining your next collective agreement.Your committee presented its full and comprehensive monetary package in response to the employer’s package tabled last month, which includes changes to the benefits package that will treat us as equals in the health care system. Below are the wage increase proposals tabled by both parties:AUPE:Two percent plus cost of living allowance ...  Read More...

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