Bargaining

Bargaining Updates


All Bargaining Updates

Mediation begins - On June 15 and 16, your Government Services Bargaining Committee (GSBC) began mediation with the Government of Alberta. Ongoing efforts were made to successfully conclude negotiations on a new collective agreement for AUPE members in direct government services. June 18, 2018

Government of Alberta applies for mediation - Your bargaining committee would like to inform you of a recent development in negotiations with the Government of Alberta.  On May 30, the Government of Alberta applied for mediation with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees after the two sides were unable to reach an agreement during the last round of bargaining on April 9 and 10. June 1, 2018 

Bargaining Update- May 1, 2018 - The last time your bargaining committee (the Government Services Bargaining Committee – GSBC) met directly with the Employer was April 9 and 10. Despite the Union putting forward a comprehensive package of important contract language and monetary proposals, the Employer refused to respond formally with written counter-proposals.

Bargaining Update - March 14, 2018 - The employer’s bargaining position of zero-per-cent each year for two years and a wage reopener in the third year remains.

Bargaining Update - February 16, 2018  - Negotiations continue: "We’re disappointed there seems to be no movement on many of the union’s priority items like job security, workload, job classifications, hiring practices, contracting out and more. Unfortunately these items remain to be seriously discussed and are tied to a monetary agreement.

Bargaining Report - January 26, 2018


Bargaining Updates - 2017

Bargaining Update -  December 21, 2017

Bargaining Update - November 28, 2017 - Agreement on many of the union’s priority items like job security, workload, job classifications, hiring practices, contracting out and more have yet to be seriously discussed and are tied to a monetary agreement. Your committee has met with the employer 28 times since bargaining began. Read the bargaining update for a comprehensive overview of the headway made in that time. 

Bargaining Update - September 28, 2017

Bargaining Update - September 15, 2017

Bargaining Update - August 18,, 2017

Bargaining Update - June 9, 2017

Bargaining Update - May 26, 2017

Bargaining Update - April 28, 2017

Local 002 Bargaining Chair Update

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Highlights of 2014 Agreement

Some highlights:

  • $1850 lump-sum payment to eligible employees
  • On-the-grid salary increases of 6.75% over the next three years (prorated for for part-time salaried and wage employees)
  • Overtime for Subsidiary Agreements #2 to match provisions in the other Subsidiary Agreements
  • Christmas Closure – additional days off due to closure of government offices and non-essential operations when Christmas falls on: Sunday or Monday – 2 days or Tuesday to Saturday – 3 days
  • Improvements to the accrual rates for annual vacation

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