• Repealing Bill 45 long overdue

    Repealing Bill 45 long overdue The repeal of Bill 45 a long overdue reversal for which public sector workers can thank the Supreme Court of Canada. Once again the PCs had to be forced into doing the right thing. The Premier didn’t do this because he has a soft spot for public sector workers.

  • Government's fiscal update unfairly targets frontline workers

      Government's fiscal update unfairly targets frontline workers Posted February 25, 2015 in Union Updates AUPE President Guy Smith is calling for a fairer assessment of the public sector in light of today’s budget update. “Minister Campbell spoke today of wanting to fix the fiscal foundation for future generations. We cannot afford to do that by harming the services Albertans count on.

  • AUPE Pres. responds to Premier Prentice's statement on Alberta finances

    AUPE Pres. responds to Premier Prentice's statement on Alberta finances Posted March 02, 2015 in Government Services, Health Care, Education, Boards/Agencies/Local Government and tagged with budget, prentice Guy Smith, President of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, said the Prentice Government is using front-line employees as a shield for the PC government’s longstanding history of fiscal mismanagement. “I was extremely disappointed to see Premier Prentice once again scapegoat public-se...

  • Chapter AGMS

    It is your time to get involved once again. Local 52 is only as strong as we make it so we need to continue to have great people come and look after our affairs, have leadership opportunities to sit on AUPE, Local, and University Committees.  How can you help you ask? Your AGM is where your Council Representatives, Council Alternates, Convention Nominees, Convention Alternates are elected, and last year's business is presented.

  • Supreme Court Ruling

    AUPE to scrutinize Alberta labour laws in wake of Supreme Court ruling Posted January 30, 2015 in Government Services Alberta’s largest union welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to strike down a Saskatchewan law severely restricting workers’ right to strike. “This ruling calls into question all kinds of existing legislation here in Alberta,” said Edmonton lawyer Patrick Nugent, who serves as outside counsel for the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees. “We’ll be reviewing it very ca...

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  • Repealing Bill 45 long overdue

    Repealing Bill 45 long overdue The repeal of Bill 45 a long overdue reversal for which public sector workers can thank the Supreme Court of Canada. Once again the PCs had to be forced into doing the right thing. The Premier didn’t do this because he has a soft spot for public sector workers.

  • Government's fiscal update unfairly targets frontline workers

      Government's fiscal update unfairly targets frontline workers Posted February 25, 2015 in Union Updates AUPE President Guy Smith is calling for a fairer assessment of the public sector in light of today’s budget update. “Minister Campbell spoke today of wanting to fix the fiscal foundation for future generations. We cannot afford to do that by harming the services Albertans count on.

  • AUPE Pres. responds to Premier Prentice's statement on Alberta finances

    AUPE Pres. responds to Premier Prentice's statement on Alberta finances Posted March 02, 2015 in Government Services, Health Care, Education, Boards/Agencies/Local Government and tagged with budget, prentice Guy Smith, President of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, said the Prentice Government is using front-line employees as a shield for the PC government’s longstanding history of fiscal mismanagement. “I was extremely disappointed to see Premier Prentice once again scapegoat public-se...

  • Chapter AGMS

    It is your time to get involved once again. Local 52 is only as strong as we make it so we need to continue to have great people come and look after our affairs, have leadership opportunities to sit on AUPE, Local, and University Committees.  How can you help you ask? Your AGM is where your Council Representatives, Council Alternates, Convention Nominees, Convention Alternates are elected, and last year's business is presented.

  • Supreme Court Ruling

    AUPE to scrutinize Alberta labour laws in wake of Supreme Court ruling Posted January 30, 2015 in Government Services Alberta’s largest union welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to strike down a Saskatchewan law severely restricting workers’ right to strike. “This ruling calls into question all kinds of existing legislation here in Alberta,” said Edmonton lawyer Patrick Nugent, who serves as outside counsel for the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees. “We’ll be reviewing it very ca...

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