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  • AFL Winter School 2020 in Jasper January 15, 2020
    Labour activists from CUPE come together at the AFL Winter School 2020 (January 12-17) in Jasper, Alberta. The post AFL Winter School 2020 in Jasper appeared first on CUPE Alberta.
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  • CUPE Local 38 President Responds to Farkas’ Vampire Comments December 19, 2019
    Calgary, AB CUPE Local 38 President D’Arcy Lanovaz shares Mayor Nenshi’s concern about the tone of the debate regarding retirement allowances. “The notion that this level of spending was directed by city employees or is somehow nefarious is absurd,” says Lanovaz.  “The use of terms like ‘blood-sucking vampires’ is unacceptable and does nothing to resolve […]
  • Education rally – This is who we march for November 22, 2019
    This is who we march for.  Today in Edmonton CUPE members who work in the K-12 sector as Educational Assistants, Custodial workers, tradespeople and others staged a rally and information picket to protest Jason Kenney’s cuts to education.  Kenney’s broken promises mean larger class sizes, fewer staff, high fees and reduced cleaning and maintenance at […]
  • Government wage rollbacks will hurt CUPE members October 30, 2019
    You’ve likely heard that the Jason Kenney government is seeking wage rollbacks of between 2-5% for different groups of public sector union employees. This represents another broken promise by Jason Kenney and it will hurt hundreds of thousands of Albertans who work hard every day in our provincial government and health care system. I don’t […]
  • Budget low lights – how Jason Kenney’s budget hurts everyone October 29, 2019
    During the provincial election, Jason Kenney promised to ‘maintain or increase’ public services, lower taxes and bring down the deficit. His first budget breaks all three of those promises. Here are some of the details. Pensions The provincial budget takes control of public service pension plans away from workers. The UCP wants to make decisions […]
  • MESSAGE FOR ALL CUPE MEMBERS WORKING FOR MUNICIPALITIES, AND OTHERS INTERESTED IN CUTS TO LOCAL SERVICES October 28, 2019
    The post MESSAGE FOR ALL CUPE MEMBERS WORKING FOR MUNICIPALITIES, AND OTHERS INTERESTED IN CUTS TO LOCAL SERVICES appeared first on CUPE Alberta.
  • Cuts to education and health a betrayal of Jason Kenney’s promise October 24, 2019
    Statement by CUPE Alberta President Rory Gill on today’s provincial budget: During the provincial election this spring, Jason Kenney promised to ‘maintain or increase’ public services. Today’s budget breaks that promise. Kenney is not freezing spending on health care and education, cuts will come. They will come as costs increase and services are squeezed as […]
  • STAND TOGETHER AGAINST BILL 9 October 24, 2019
    Workers and supporters across the province are taking action and standing together against Bill 9. Our contracts, our wages and our rights are under attack.  Come out and join the fight against the UCP’s Bill 9 at info-pickets being organized across Alberta.   Edmonton Thursday, October 24, 2019 4:30pm – 5:30pm Rundle Centre 3341 – […]
  • CUPE Alberta Region – Seeking Member Facilitators October 23, 2019
    CUPE Alberta Region is looking to expand the roster of available Member Facilitators.  If you have taken CUPE Courses, have an interest in Union Education and would be willing to be trained to become a Member Facilitator please click the link below for the application. CUPE Member Facilitators Application Roster’s are based on many factors […]