These members of the civil service include state officials, prison officers, fisheries and wildlife officials and social workers. The aim of the AUPE is to have union officials on all construction sites. Stewards are union activists trained to help union members solve many problems and problems with their employers. Your trustee is your first line of defence if you ever have a problem with your job. EU administrators are prepared to help you if you are a victim of harassment, unfair discipline or if the employer has ignored the provisions of the collective agreement to deny you things to which you are entitled. Get to know your union administrators and feel free to share your concerns with them. This is your right to all AUPE contracts. If you have questions about your collective agreement, your administrator is your primary source of information. Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews sent out a press release praising the Public Service Commission`s proposal.
Toews called the AUPE offer «a common sense proposal that prioritizes service delivery over salary increases.» A collective agreement has been ratified. The city continues to implement. The Alberta government wants nearly 24,000 government employees to accept a one per cent pay cut in the first year of a four-year collective agreement, followed by a three-year pay break. These are not considered «legal» copies of contracts/agreements. If you need more information or a signed copy, email or call Labour Relations at 403-268-2236. The letter to AUPE President Guy Smith stated that as soon as the employment security agreement expired, the government would use «all available options» under the collective agreement to support the government`s plan to balance the budget by 2022-23. Collective agreements are legally binding contracts between a group of workers (the union) and an employer, which outline the benefits agreed by both parties during bargaining periods. The government`s proposal was presented on Thursday on the first day of collective bargaining for 23,578 public service members, represented by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE). Union members can often easily solve problems in the workplace.
However, if a problem proves more difficult, the steward has the option of obtaining an AUPE Membership Services Officer to help manage the situation. AUPE`s collective agreements contain concrete measures to file a formal complaint. Depending on the nature of the appeal and your staff status, the final step is an arbitration procedure before an arbitrator or a chamber. In this case, both parties to the dispute are heard by a third party and the decision is binding on the Union and management. Many collective agreements that were due to be withdrawn at the beginning of the year were delayed due to the COVID 19 pandemic. AUPE is funded by all members who benefit from the benefits of a collective agreement and union representation. Each member pays 1.25% of their base salary to AUPE in the form of tax-deductible union levies (fees are not paid for overtime or bonuses). This sentence can only be changed by a two-thirds majority of delegates at the annual meeting.