Aupe Lpn Collective Agreement 2018
A three-year interim agreement between the government and Alberta`s largest union provides no wage increases for the first two years and contains provisions for the resumption of wage negotiations in January and protection against cuts to permanent full-time jobs. The salary renegotiation clause in the AUPE agreement is similar to that of the treaty ratified by the United Nurses of Alberta earlier this year. The nurses` agreement covers the same period. It has wage freezes in the first two years and a provision for wage renegotiation in the third year. The agreement also has a language that would protect against the allocation of public services, he said. Joe Ceci, the Minister of public service, will not comment on the agreement or answer questions until it has been ratified by members. He also confirmed that the agreement, which must be ratified by 23,000 government employees, has a letter prohibiting permanent full-time employees from losing their jobs by March 2020, when the agreement expires. According to the press release, AUPE now represents 150 Auxiliary Nursing Care (ANC) employees at the Calgary facility, a classification that includes licensed nurse practitioners (LPNs) and health care workers (HCAs) under the terminology embedded in collective agreements and certificates from the Alberta Labour Relations Board and used throughout Alberta`s health care system. The resumption of wage negotiations would take place a few months before the next regional elections. United Conservative President Jason Kenney has expressed a desire to put public finances in order.