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  • 1 Mar 2019 Athabasca University Bargaining Update

    Tentative Agreement RatifiedYour bargaining committee is pleased to inform you that our tentative agreement has been ratified following a vote of the membership on Feb. 27.The three-year collective agreement is effective retroactively to July 1, 2017, and will expire on June 30, 2020. The contract includes no wage increases in the first two years of the agreement, with wage re-opener negotiations for the third year beginning on May 1, 2019.The agreement includes several improvements, including a...  Read More...

  • 1 Mar 2019 Local 053 U of L Bargaining Update

    Mediator Recommends Terms of Collective AgreementOur mediator, Rick Wilson, has issued recommendations for an agreement between you and the employer.We will be holding a ratification vote for this tentative agreement on Tuesday, March 12.We are organizing information meetings for all members on Wednesday, March 6.This will be an important opportunity to ask questions and discuss the mediator’s recommended agreement. Your bargaining team will be sharing more details about these me...  Read More...

  • 28 Feb 2019 ACAD Bargaining Update

    Bargaining ContinuesAfter meetings with the employer on Feb. 20 and 21, a number of outstanding articles remain on the table for negotiation, including many monetary items and the length of the contract.We do not yet have an agreement on rates of pay and the current salary proposal on the table is 0% wage increases for two years, with a wage reopener in the third that would go to arbitration if an agreement is not reached within 30 days.Other articles still up for discussion are the following:Ar...  Read More...

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    21 Feb 19 - Bargaining continues, non-monetary items signed off

    Bargaining continues, non-monetary items signed offYour bargaining team met with the employer on Feb. 13 and 14. We were able to agree and sign off on all non-monetary issues during these meetings.   Read More...

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    13 Feb 2019 Memo of Agreement Reached

    Memo of Agreement ReachedYour bargaining committee has reached a Memorandum of Agreement with Lakeland College.Your contract ratification vote is scheduled for Thursday, March 7, 2019.Agreement DetailsThis is a three year agreement with 0% wage increases in the first two years and a wage reopener in the third year. Like similar agreements throughout the province, the agreement includes interest arbitration if we do not agree on a third year wage adjustment by November 30, 2019.There are a n...  Read More...

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    07 Feb 2019 Memo of Agreement Reached

    Memo of Agreement ReachedYour bargaining committee has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Norquest College.Like other contracts throughout the province, this three-year agreement includes 0% wage increases in the first two years (2017/18 and 2018/19) and a wage reopener in the third year (2019/20). If we and the employer do not agree on a salary adjustment by Sept. 30, 2019, this will be forwarded to interest arbitration.Your ratification vote is scheduled for Thursday, Feb.   Read More...

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    4 Feb 2019 Employer shuts down wage increases

    Employer shuts down wage increasesYour bargaining team met with the employer on Wednesday, January 23, but we did not make much progress.The big issues continue to be monetary items as well as new Articles addressing contracting out, contracting in, and wage equity. The employer is still unwilling to address these issues seriously.We put forward a three-year proposal which included a $500 lump sum in year one, raising your salaries to parity with the rest of GPRC employees in year two,...  Read More...

  • 30 Jan 2019 - Tues Feb 5, 2019 AUPE Bargaining Update Meeting to be held

    Your Negotiating Team would like to invite you to join them for an update session to be held next week.We will be holding the same session twice to accommodate two lunch periodsPlease bring your lunch and plan on joining us.Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019in the Orpheus Theater (Campus Center)Choose Either12:00-1:00or1:00-2:00Your Negotiating TeamTanya MullingsDiane MoreauRose Read   Read More...

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    25 Jan 2019

    Tentative agreement ratifiedYour bargaining team is pleased to report after a majority worksite vote on Jan. 19, we now have a fairer collective agreement.Monetary GainsEffective Sept. 1, 2016, and ending Aug.   Read More...

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    20 Dec 2018

    Bargaining StalledYour bargaining team was scheduled to meet with the employer on December 18 and 19. Unfortunately, we only met on December 18. During this meeting the employer stated they had not changed their position on monetary items nor any other outstanding Articles.With the employer refusing to budge on these important issues, we asked the employer to continue working towards an Essential Services Agreement and said that we will file for mediation as soon as the ESA is in place.Thank you...  Read More...

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AUPE Local 039 Event Calendar

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my job is secured;
my benefits are upheld;
my entitlement is maintained and reasonable;
my working environment is healthy and fair.

by AUPE Local 039 Member Fara Shafee

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Ed Mardell Memorial (AUPE Local 039), $800                Nov. 28

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George S. Audley Educational Fund (AUPE) $880        Feb. 28

Certificate or diploma program                                 

Claudette Ridley Memorial (AUPE Local 039), $910       May 30

Second semester students

Local 39 AUPE, $810                                                         May 30

Academic achievement

Local 39 AUPE $905                                                          May 30

Any apprenticeship

Local 39 – AUPE Promising Futures, two at $1,045        May 30

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Plus, AUPE has a Members' Education Assistance Fund which offers annual scholarships and bursary opportunities for AUPE members or their families that are not limited to SAIT. Full details are available on the AUPE website.

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