ECECAF Post Secondary Scholarship Update

Attention all CUPE Local 30 members with dependants participating in post-secondary education; The rules for the distribution of scholarships have changed:  New scholarship guidelines and application forms were effective for post-secondary entrance starting September 1, 2014. Applications are to be submitted AFTER term completion and within 90 days. That is, for the Fall 2014 term, apply at the end of December (until March 31). Find the Scholarship Guidelines and Application form here (this more »

Civic Bargaining Update from the President

Dear Brothers and Sisters, First off I would like to thank our members who attended the November 12th bargaining update meeting.  For those of you who were unable to attend, I would like to provide a brief overview.  We received an overwhelming, positive response and full support of our position in negotiations. You have empowered the bargaining committee to do whatever it takes to obtain the best deal possible for Local 30 civic unit members. As we head into mediation with the employer, more »

Arborists to the rescue… helping our friends to the south

Following the September snow storm that devasted Calgary trees, CUPE Local 30 Arborists from the City of Edmonton responded to the call for help. Four City of Edmonton trucks headed south to assist, working 11+ hour days for 2 weeks to assist in the massive cleanup effort, removing hazardous limbs from trees in several communities. Despite the "rivalry" between our cities, many thankful Calgarians appreciated CUPE Local 30s brotherly support. more »