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    25 May 18 - OH&S Updates Coming 1 June 2018

    Important message from AUPE’s Occupational Health and Safety CommitteeChanges to Occupational Health and Safety laws take effect June 1. Here are five major ones you need to know!1. Right to Refuse Dangerous Work:The new OH&S Act establishes a worker’s right to decide if a task is dangerous to their health or safety.   Read More...

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    9 May 18 - AUPE/SAFA ‘End of the Year’ event to be held on 24 May 18

    AUPE/SAFA ‘End of the Year’ event24 May 183:00-6:00 PMWe are hosting a joint ‘End of the Year’ event at the Gateway for all SAFA faculty and AUPE staff. This event replaces the annual BBQ which we are unable to hold due to the construction in the 4-Nines.What’s included?Finger foods2 complimentary drink tickets (pop and water are free)Taxi chits for your ride homeThere will also be a cash bar with SAITSA prices.Our newly elected Social Committee needs your help and support! We are looking for 6 ...  Read More...

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    2 May 2018 - Salary, President Ross, 3rd highest in the Province in 2015

    Presidential pay in 2015University of Calgary president Elizabeth Cannon: $626,020University of Alberta president Indira Samarasekera: $579,585 (in six months)Southern Alberta Institute of Technology president David Ross: $518,375University of Alberta president David Turpin: $338,900 (in six months)Norquest College president Jodi Abbott: $490,319University of Lethbridge president Michael Mahon: $489,076Northern Alberta Institute of Technology president Glenn Feltham: $468,393Bow Valley College p...  Read More...

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    1 May 18 - Friday May 4/18 Local 039 Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

    If you are attendingPlease bring Government issued identification to enter this eventSAITSA will have security at the door to ensure that all guests are of legal drinking ageEven if you will not be drinking you will need ID to enter   Read More...

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    23 Apr 18 - AUPE Creating Connections Conference June 24-27/18

    AUPE Conference presented byHuman Rights CommitteeYoung Activists CommitteeWomen's CommitteeJune 24-27 Calgary, ABRegistration deadline May 1st aupe.org/creatingconnections1 800 232.7284 This conference is presented by AUPE's Human Rights, Young Activists, and Women's Committees.Where: Grey Eagle Resort, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive, Calgary, ABWhen: June 24-27, 2018Register by: May 1, 2018Cost to Local 039 Members: (All Food and Accommodations Covered by Local – no cost to ...  Read More...

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    18 Apr 18 - "Direct Impact" AUPE's Spring Magazine Now Available online

    Direct Impact - Spring 2018Privatized health care laundry, more public LTC beds, and more!View the latest issue of Direct Impact online on the AUPE website! Keep It Clean: Digging up the dirt on privatized laundry.Like a Broken Record: It's time for the Alberta government to adopt a new budget outlook and dump the old routine.A Step in the Right Direction : Public long-term care provides stability for Hinton seniors.Plus all your favourites: By the Numbers, Member Profile, Bargaining Ov...  Read More...

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    17 Apr 18 - Annual General Meeting (AGM) 26 April 18 (Thursday)

    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGNext Thursday, 26 April 201811:30-1:00Macdonald Hall, Heritage Hall first floorLunch will be provided, when you receive the meeting request please only respond if you are attending so we order the correct amount of food.Positions up for ElectionThere are a number of positions up for election. Some of these positions have both voice and vote. Some of these have voice but no vote.   Read More...

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    17 Apr 18 Blast From The Past - SAIT 100 & the CSAA/AUPE

    During our SAIT birthday celebration last year, AUPE Vice President Karen Weiers and and videographer Abdul Malik were on hand to record the day. Below is a link to one of the articles that AUPE ran in the Winter 2018 edition of our Direct Impact online magazine.The article features information about retired CSAA (Civil Service Association of Alberta) member Merv Parker. Parker helped build the time capsule and was on hand to watch its unsealing.Blast From The Past   Read More...

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    11 Apr 18 - Apply to Childrens Camp AUPE

    CAMP AUPEGOLDEYE CONFERENCE CENTRE IN NORDEGG, ABAUG 26 - 31, 2018 WHO CAN GO?This youth camp is for children of AUPE members between the ages of ten and thirteen.Two youths from each of AUPE’s 33 locals will be chosen by completely random selection; every applicant has an equal chance of attending.APPLY TO ATTENDApplications are open through AUPE’s online registration system! Click here to apply!Your child must be born between Aug. 31, 2005 and Aug.   Read More...

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    10 April 18 - International Pay Equity Day

    On Tuesday, April 10, AUPE recognized Equal Pay Day. This day is an internationally recognized day to bring attention to wage inequalities that exist throughout the world. Canadian recognition of the day was founded by the National Committee on Pay Equity in 1996.   Read More...

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