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    CALL ON JASON KENNEY AND THE UCP TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH CARE. CUPE Alberta delivered 30,000 letters to the Legislature today. The letters, written to MLAs from concerned Alberta citizens, call on the UCP government to stop its attack on public health care. “We are in the midst of a global pandemic. The government should […]
  • ROOTS TO POWER 3 – REGISTER NOW April 15, 2021
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  • COVID-19 – Vaccines – Frequently Asked Questions April 14, 2021
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  • CUPE 4070 members ratify new contract with WestJet March 24, 2021
    CUPE members working at WestJet’s mainline have signed off on their first collective bargaining agreement. Members voted over the weekend to ratify the tentative collective agreement reached in February. The five-year agreement includes wage increases, and significant movement towards industry-standard scheduling and pay calculation rules. “This is the first collective agreement for members, so it’s an […]
  • CUPE Alberta endorses Team Unite in upcoming CLC election March 19, 2021
    At the CUPE Alberta annual convention on Thursday morning, delegates voted overwhelmingly to support the candidacy of Bea Bruske, Siobhan Vipond and Lily Chang for positions on the executive of the Canadian Labour Congress. The election is taking place at the CLC virtual convention on June 16-18. The motion from the floor, put forward by […]
  • Charles Fleury: A good news budget in difficult times March 18, 2021
    National Secretary-Treasurer Charles Fleury brought a clear message to the  CUPE Alberta Convention: CUPE has the resources we need to back the important fights we face. With thousands of members laid off, we had to find operational savings – and every single budget line was reviewed, line by line. “Because of this effort, I am […]
  • Mark Hancock: “We can’t just go back to normal” March 17, 2021
    CUPE National President Mark Hancock spoke to CUPE Alberta Convention delegates saying the pandemic has highlighted the importance of undervalued workers, and presents opportunities as we start to rebuild in the wake of COVID-19. “As much as we talk about wanting to get back to normal, we also know that normal wasn’t actually good enough. […]
  • Rory Gill: “Never stop fighting, stick together, and win” March 17, 2021
    CUPE Alberta President Rory Gill opened his report to the CUPE Alberta Convention by recognizing the incredible challenge that the last year has been for all of us, but also the way that CUPE members have stepped up to meet those challenges. “The more adversity we’ve faced, the stronger we’ve become, together and it’s together […]
  • CUPE Alberta Convention 2021 March 16, 2021
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  • WestJet & CUPE reach tentative agreement March 1, 2021
                      If ratified, agreement will cover over 3,100 cabin crew  CALGARY – CUPE and WestJet have reached a tentative first collective agreement for mainline cabin crew. CUPE Local 4070 represents over 3,100 cabin crew members at the airline. CUPE has represented cabin crew at WestJet since July […]