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  • Better Alberta November 1, 2018
    Accomplishments of the Notley government. Made long overdue changes to health and safety rules to ensure workplace safety committees and a range of other improvements. $100 million to improve drinking water in First Nations communities. Introduced a dental fee guide to lower the cost of dental services. Invested money into Fresh Start recovery homes, creating […]
  • Flair Don’t Care! October 30, 2018
    Flair Airlines is trying to reduce the wages of Flight Attendants by 30%.  Please share this video to tell them not to.
  • CUPE Welcomes Pension Changes October 25, 2018
    EDMONTON – The announcement yesterday that Alberta public sector pension plans will be jointly managed between workers and government is great news for the health of these plans, CUPE Alberta President Marle Roberts said today. Premier Rachel Notley announced yesterday that the Alberta government will introduce legislation in the fall to make public pension plans […]
  • Invest in the Future October 22, 2018
    Accomplishments of the Notley government. Created new funding for school playgrounds so parents don’t need to fund raise to have them at their local school. Invested over $40 million for solar programs in homes, businesses, First Nations, municipalities and farms. Building a new emergency room for the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton. Approved $1.7M for maintenance […]
  • Minister meets CUPE local officials October 15, 2018
    Service Alberta Minister Brian Malkinson joined representatives of CUPE municipal locals at our meeting in Red Deer this weekend. Thanks for coming Minister!
  • Protect your future September 25, 2018
    Notley government accomplishments Tightened rules around gay straight alliances in schools so kids can join without being outed. Building a new neonatal care unit in St. Albert. Cancelled the privatization of hospital lab services in Edmonton. Brought that service in-house under Alberta Health Services. Started Alberta’s first housing strategy, building 4,000 units of affordable housing. […]
  • Celebrating Labour Day in solidarity with Alberta workers August 31, 2018
    Labour Day is more than just the last long weekend of summer before the kids head back to school. It is an important day of the year to reflect and celebrate the gains and achievements made on behalf of our workers. In Alberta, CUPE members have diligently stood together to improve conditions for working Albertans. […]
  • Protect labour reforms at the bargaining table August 20, 2018
    Alejandro Pachon | CUPE Research Over the last year, the Alberta New Democrat government has introduced numerous reforms to the province’s labour legislation. The reforms have included changes to the Labour Relations Code; the Employment Standards Code; the Occupational Health and Safety Act; and the Workers Compensation Act. The government has overhauled and modernized the legal framework for labour relations in […]
  • The right to know about workplace safety: Take the free e-course on Alberta’s Occupational Health & Safety Act August 10, 2018
    In light of major revisions to its Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, the Alberta Government has partnered with the Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety to develop and deliver a free e‑learning course for provincial residents. The revised OHS regulations, which came into effect June 1, include the right of workers to refuse unsafe work, […]
  • 42nd Annual Alberta Weeklong School a Success! July 3, 2018
    The 42nd Annual Alberta Weeklong School was held at Red Deer College from May 27th to June 1, 2018.  It was a great success with 94 members attending 5 different courses.  This year we ran the Steward Learning Series, Introduction to Human Rights, Bargaining Solidarity, Legal and Legislative and Women Breaking Barriers.  The facilitators were: […]