Tags : AUPE

AUPE members hold rally in front of Extendicare

Update: Extendicare got back to Bridge City News on October 7 at 9:30am. They sent us an email with the following statement. “Extendicare is focused on the negotiations and continues to work diligently to achieve an agreement with our partners. We are grateful for the ongoing dedication of our team members, and value their hard […]Read More

AUPE raising concerns over employers on Truth and Reconciliation Day

A new National Truth and Reconciliation Day statutory holiday was announced in September. The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees alleges that some employers are choosing to not acknowledge it. According to AUPE, Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health and the Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis Commission (AGLC) plan to either not give staff time off for […]Read More

Extendicare wants to cut Alberta health care workers wages by

Extendicare employees working in Albertan aren’t pleased with the latest announcement that 4 per cent of employee wages will be cut by Canada’s largest private home care provider. The cuts come shortly after Alberta Health Services offered a similar package to AUPE members working in AHS General Support Services.    Vice-President with the Alberta Union […]Read More

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