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  • 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 […]
  • Wood Buffalo Housing lockout ends CUPE members vote to accept mediator’s recommendations October 17, 2019
    FORT MCMURRAY – Unionized employees of Wood Buffalo Housing voted last night to accept the recommendations of a mediator to end the five-month lock out at the public housing agency. The lockout, which started May 10th, impacted all 46 CUPE members working for WBH. The dispute centered on the company’s desire to contract out services […]
  • Mediator makes recommendation to end Wood Buffalo Housing lockout October 7, 2019
    FORT MCMURRAY, AB – The union representing 46 locked out workers at Wood Buffalo Housing has confirmed that there is a potential settlement to end the almost five-month labour dispute. Judy Collier, President of CUPE 1505 confirmed that parties had difficulties coming to a final agreement, but the union will present a mediator’s recommendation to […]
  • Fort McMurray residents support locked out workers September 13, 2019
    By the thousands, Fort McMurray residents are expressing their support for locked-out Wood Buffalo Housing workers. We’ve collected some of their messages in this video. Go to https://standforwoodbuffalo.ca/ to show support. The post Fort McMurray residents support locked out workers appeared first on CUPE Alberta.
  • EDMONTON ELECTION TRAINING CAMP September 11, 2019
    Hosted by the Canadian Labour Congress: When:  Saturday, September 14, 2019 – 11:30 am – 3:30 pm Where: Hudson’s Pub on Whyte Ave (10307 – 82 Avenue NW) (Private Room Rented) What:    Training on Federal Election Issues and a Social to Build Momentum The event will have speakers and training in the morning with a […]