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.
- 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.
- January 26, 2018