In celebration of Library month we at Local 30 would like to share this op-ed piece from Rh’ena Oake president of CUPE Local 1169 Calgary Library workers
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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.
CUPE Local 30 will be hosting a Pension Course on October 25, 2014 at the Union Hall. Please email or call the office (780-426-6050) if you are interested in attending. There is no cost for the course for CUPE Local 30 members.
As of today the current sitting of the Alberta legislature has been prorogued. With that all items on the order paper go away as presented. This means that as of now the pension reform bills (9 and 10) are dead and will not hit the legislature in the near future.
Thanks to the efforts of activists like you from across the province, we succeeded in forcing this bill back to committee for review. While it was under review and sitting on the order table in government we continued our opposition more »
Discussions about the economy shouldn’t be dominated by banks and corporations. Join the conversation about how the economy can work for Canadian workers, our families, and our communities.
Attention all employees who may be applying for the scholarship from the Edmonton Civic Employees Charitable Assistance Fund. There are many changes effective this year on how and when you can apply for the scholarship. For more information please go to this link: http://ececaf.ca/forms
New guidelines effective for post-secondary entrance start date of September 1, 2014 include that applications are to be submitted AFTER term completion. That is, for the Fall 2014 term, apply at the end of more »
EDMONTON – For most parents, having a 35-year-old daughter with a terminal illness would make their job the last thing on their mind; however, CUPE Local 30 Business Agent Al Halaby found negotiating a collective agreement allowed him to focus on the future.
With his daughter Adele hospitalized after complications from surgery, Halably’s wife quit her job to provide 24/7 care for their daughter. Although Halaby did not have this same option, CUPE Local 30 accommodated his hours of work so more »