Top Up Grievance Resolved

This message is pertinent to those members who were laid off earlier this year and collected CERB benefits. The Union had negotiated a Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) plan with the City such that those who were laid off due to COVID would receive a top-up to their CERB benefit to about 75% of their regular…

AFL Action Alert

Alberta Federation of Labour Rally to support health care workers WHAT: Join us this Thursday for early morning rallies to support the health care workers who walked off the job last week. WHERE:  Edmonton – Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway Avenue, main entrance on Kingsway Avenue Please RSVP and share the Edmonton Facebook Event Calgary…

Count Yourself In

You may have encountered members of our CORE Team in the workplace asking you to declare your support for a great contract in this round of negotiations and what your biggest issue is. If you see them out there, please stop and greet them. Take a minute (it only takes a minute) to fill out…

AUPE on strike at the Royal Alexandra Hospital

As most of you know, AUPE struck the Royal Alex Hospital today, along with Foothills Hospital in Calgary and other locations across the province. They are protesting the draconian rules in Bill 32, the contracting out of their jobs and the reduction of health services across the province. We took our lunch hour to join…

Telephone Town Hall meeting

New Telephone Townhall meeting is scheduled for Tuesday October 27 at 7pm. As usual, you’ll get a notification call 24 hours ahead and then the meeting call at 7:00 Tuesday. You just answer the call and hang on to join the meeting. The topic? REGIONALIZATION OF PUBLIC TRANSIT and what it means to you. There’ll…

Engaged Edmonton Survey

THEY’RE AT IT AGAIN The City is inviting its citizens AND its employees to engage their input site at Engaged.Edmonton.ca to share ideas about Reimagining their (your) jobs. Sounds pretty innocuous, but here are a few thoughts for you if you choose to participate: This is a public message board. Be very cautious about what…