Thursday, 18 January 2018 00:00

Bargaining Update: January 18, 2018

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Bargaining was scheduled to resume today and tomorrow with full days scheduled. Due to unforseen circumstances we were unable to meet and are in the process of rescheduling these two days. Our next scheduled meeting dates are February 6th and…
EDMONTON – Applying hiring restraints at Alberta’s post-secondary institutions would have a damaging impact on student learning province-wide, Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) President Guy Smith said Wednesday. In a letter sent Dec. 1, Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt…
Monday, 04 December 2017 00:00

Bargaining Update: SAIT Non-Academic Staff

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Bargaining Begins Your bargaining committee met with the employer to exchange proposals on Oct. 25. During those initial discussions, it became clear to the committee that the employer is facing external pressures on the bargaining process. A total of six…
Thursday, 24 August 2017 00:00

Members Prepare for Bargaining

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Your bargaining committee is preparing to renew your collective agreement. As they develop written proposals and mobilize members, your committee needs to know what you want in your agreement. Tell them, by Sept. 15, to complete the survey Bargaining surveys…
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 00:00

The Right to Strike

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What does it mean for you? A 2015 Supreme Court of Canada ruling has made it legal for the majority of Alberta's public sector workers to go on strike. The court ruled that a ban on public sector strikes was…
Last week AUPE filed a complaint with the Labour Relations Board against SAIT regarding a number of position abolishments that took place that week. The Board has accepted the complaint and a meeting is scheduled for this Friday Nov 24,…
Sunday, 22 October 2017 00:00

The latest on bargaining

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More than 100 SAIT AUPE members came out Oct. 10 for lunch-hour information sessions. Find out about the latest news.
Sunday, 17 September 2017 00:00

Bargaining 101

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It’s the topic most often on AUPE minds during bargaining year. But what does it all mean? Tanya Mullings, Bargaining Committee Chair, provides a simple primer on the process. If our agreement has expired do we get paid? AUPE’s collective…
Last week, a tentative four-year agreement was reached between the SAIT Board of Governors and AUPE Local 039. AUPE members were invited today to cast their votes to ratify the agreement.
We are excited to finally be back at the Bargaining Table to continue negotiations for your collective agreement. As a refresher as to the progress of the negotiations up to this point, we would like to refer you
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