Tags : AUPE

4% pay cut facing AHS support staff

A recent release by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees says the province is looking to cut wages for Alberta Health Services frontline workers and support staff. The Alberta government tabled a 4% pay cut for workers recently after negotiations were put on hold after the pandemic. Dr. Verna Yiu, the President and CEO for […]Read More

Lethbridge College cuts five jobs as a result of operating

On-going cuts to the operating budget at Lethbridge College has resulted in five jobs being cut according to an email sent to staff from Lethbridge College President and CEO, Paula Burns. These positions are mostly care taking and grounds crew.    Vice-President of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), which represents workers at Lethbridge […]Read More

AHS short staffed, closure of beds and facilities in rural

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is laying the blame for recent facility and bed closures in rural Alberta at the feet of AHS and Health Minister Tyler Shandro. This has resulted in a shortage of staff and the closure of facilities and beds. Mike Dempsey, Vice-President of AUPE, says there hasn’t been any closures of […]Read More