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  • What happened at the arbitration hearings?
    • On August 7-9 and August 12, the arbitrator heard presentations from AUPE and the employers for the GOA collective agreement and the AHS collective agreement covering Nursing Care and General Support Services.

      These hearings took place because AUPE won a court injunction against Bill 9. The court ruled arbitration should continue while a larger court battle over legality of Bill 9 proceeds.

      The arbitrator is currently reviewing all the evidence presented. We are now waiting to hear the arbitrator’s decision on whether these members should get a wage increase and, if so, what that increase should be.

      We believe we made a strong case that our members deserve a raise after agreeing to a two-year wage freeze for the previous years.
  • Bill 9 - Halts talks for all Unions currently in Arbitration 
    (Wage Re-Openers)
  • May 25, 2019 - WAGE ARBITRATION FOR AUPE MEMBERS TO GO AHEAD DESPITE UCP GOVERNMENT’S REQUEST FOR DELAY
  • January 23, 2019 - Wage reopener talks begin
  • November 14, 2019 - Member Update: GSS Tentative Agreement Ratified

  • September 18-19, 2018 -
    TENTATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN AUPE GSS AND AHS SUMMARY 
     
     
  • September 5-6, 2018 - no movement to report
  • August 29-30, 2018 - no movement to report
  • June 28, 2018 - Frustrations remain as bargaining continues....
  • March 22, 2018 - Slow pace of Bargaining .... planning next steps....
  • February 8, 2018 - Bargaining started out difficult but....
  • December 15, 2017 - AHS committed to providing....
  • November 11, 2017 - Your committee presented its full and comprehensive monetary package in response to the employer’s package tabled last month...
  • October 4, 2017 - Your bargaining committee met with the employer Oct. 3 and 4 in Edmonton to continue bargaining for your next collective agreement.
    Some progress on non-monetary items was.... BUT.....
  • September 15, 2017 - Your bargaining committee met with the employer Sept. 13 and 14 in Edmonton to continue bargaining non-monetary items of your next collective agreement.
  • June 16, 2017 - Your bargaining committee met with the employer. The parties signed off a number of current non-monetary language items and Letters Of Understanding (LOU).
  • July 1, 2017 - Non-monetary items were proposed and future bargaining dates were scheduled.
  • May 15, 2017 - The first proposed date of exchange was May 12, but has been
    rescheduled for May 31.
  • March 24th, 2017  - The   initial   exchange   of   proposals   with   the   employer   is   scheduled   for   May   12.