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    02 Dec 19 - SAFA/AUPE Christmas Party Thursday Dec 5/19

    CHRISTMAS PARTYThursday December 5, 2019 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm Please plan on attending our Christmas Party for delicious appetizers and refreshments on Thursday, December 05, 2019 4:00-7:30 pm.Join your SAFA colleagues and AUPE Fellow Members for two complimentary drinks (per person) and some delicious food to celebrate the season at the 4Nines in the John Ware Building.Free taxi chits are available for your trip home. Proceeds from the Raffle benefit the Calgary Women’s Shelter.   Read More...

  • 26 Nov 19 - Health Coverage ends at age 65

    If you are turning 65 years old, or retiring soon, your Extended Health coverage from SAIT will be ending. You may want to look into the new AUPE Health Coverage:https://www.aupe.org/member-resources/retired-members-benefits-plan   Read More...

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    19 Nov 19 - Local 052 "Fight the Cuts" Information Picket 12:00-1:00

    INFORMATION PICKETTHURSDAY, Nov 2112 NOON - 1:00 PMUniversity of Calgary at the Taylor Quad, in front of the MacEwan Student Centre Attention AUPE Local 039 Members and allies. Please attend in Solidarity!!Many Local 039 members will be attending the rally during their lunch break. If you would like to attend and would like to carpool please contact Rose Read at chairlocal039@aupe.ca or call/text 403.463.9757.For more information, please contactJustin Huseby,chairlocal052@aupe.ca,403-880-16...  Read More...

  • 12 Nov 19 - AUPE 039 Upcoming Events 2019/2020 - Save the Dates

    Nov. 27: General Meeting - All Members - Macdonald Hall, 11:30 am – 1:00 pmNov. 30: First Annual AUPE Local 039 Kids’ Christmas Party - Lower level, Aldred Centre, 10 am – 2 pm - For AUPE family members only, children 12 and under - Volunteers needed - contact Rikki Maniel at r.maniel@gmail.com.Dec.   Read More...

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    5 Nov 19 - Local 039 Kids Christmas Party

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    25 Oct 19 - Successful Information Picket

    Local 039 members received lots of support from passing motorists along 16th Avenue when protesting cuts to public services on Thursday, Oct. 24.Thank you to all the other AUPE locals that attended with special mention to those that traveled from Edmonton area.Thank you to the Mount Royal Faculty Association, Alberta Teachers Association and the many other Unions, associations and groups that came together in solidarity to support our staff and students.   Read More...

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    22 Oct 19 - Local 039 Information Picket Oct 24/19

    INFORMATION PICKETIn front of theThomas Riley BuildingTHURSDAY, OCT 2412 NOON - 1:30 PMFor ALL AUPE Local 039 Members and allies. Please attend in Solidarity. Bring a student as these cuts will have an impact on them!!For more information, please contactRose Read chairlocal039@aupe.ca403-463-9757We’re fighting back against cuts to vital public services, including post-secondary education.We’re fighting back against attacks on our working conditions and wages.We’re fighting back...  Read More...

  • 03 Oct 19 Tuition hikes, program cuts ahead after UCP budget

    The president of the University of Alberta predicted Wednesday that cuts are coming and that he expects tuition to go up under the province's United Conservative Party government.David Turpin told students in his state of the university address at Convocation Hall that, based on the recommendations in the MacKinnon report on the province's finances, all Alberta post-secondary institutions face "difficult decisions ahead.""With a new government in place ... we anticipate re...  Read More...

  • 16 Sept 19 - AUPE members had a blast at the Labour Day Classic

    Local 039 joined Local 052 (UofC) in their first Labour Day Classic event to celebrate AUPE’s Centennial. We had 82 tickets sold from Local 039 and along with Local 052’s 500 people, we had a great time! Look for tickets next year as it could become an annual event!   Read More...

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    10 July 19 Five things about Bill 9

    Five things you need to know about the Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act (formerly Bill 9)The attack began in the early hours of June 20 when the UCP dropped Bill 9 to abolish the June 30 deadline AUPE members employed by Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Government of Alberta (GOA) were promised for third-year wage arbitrations. The government passed the legilsation also knowing it could potentially undermine the rights of many other members working in post-secondary education, an...  Read More...

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