Aupe Contract Agreement
You can view the agreement on the following pages. You will also find here a PDF of the full agreement. Collective agreements are legally binding contracts between a group of workers (the union) and an employer that set the benefits agreed by both parties during bargaining periods. The collective agreement has expired and is being renegotiated by the Government of Alberta and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees. Therefore, printed copies of the agreement are not currently distributed. Often, union members can easily solve problems in the workplace. However, if a problem proves to be more difficult, the steward has the option of calling on an aupe Membership Services Officer to help deal with the situation. AUPE`s collective agreements provide for specific steps for filing a formal complaint. Depending on the nature of the complaint and your status as an employee, the final step is arbitration before a single arbitrator or board of directors. In this case, both parties to the dispute are heard by a third party and the decision taken is as binding on the union as it is on management. AUPE`s objective is to have union stewards on all construction sites. Stewards are union activists trained to help union members solve a large number of problems and problems with their employer.
Your union administrator is your first line of defense if you ever have a problem with your job. Trustees are ready to help you if you feel you have been harassed, uns disciplined, or if the employer has ignored the provisions of the collective agreement to deny you things to which you are entitled. Meet with your union administrators and don`t hesitate to share your concerns with them. This is your right under all AUPE contracts. In fact, if you have questions about your collective agreement, your steward is your first source of information. EDMONTON – Today, the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) and the Government of Alberta signed a preliminary agreement on a new treaty. The AUPE has more than 250 bargaining units that negotiate collective agreements on behalf of their members. The AUPE also ensures that fair and reasonable conditions obtained in previous negotiations remain in force. In addition to salaries, job security and other benefits set by AUPE`s collective agreements, this union is ready to represent you in all respects.