One can imagine that this time, in the two rounds of negotiations with AUPE, the government will go out of its way to derail collective bargaining and arbitrations to get the pay cuts on which it has put its reputation for fiscal prudence — although this description is difficult to question with its billions of tax giveaways and oil industry subsidies , which do not seem to have created many jobs. , not to mention the $1.7 billion recently discovered in accounting errors and erroneous forecasts. Wages had been frozen in the first two years of the agreements, all of which followed a similar pattern and were negotiated by AUPE in the same time frame. The language of the contract, which renegotiates wages for the last year of a collective agreement, as is the case in labour relations in Alberta, is called „wage re-opening.” Lethbridge College is made up of several groups of employees, each with their own specific conditions of employment. Collective agreements and additional resources are available by following the links below. In addition to respecting collective agreements, all employees must follow Lethbridge College`s guidelines and procedures. The three-member task force looked at factors that included the economic state of the province in the past year of the three-year contracts, all of which included an agreement to renegotiate wages in the past year alone. The panel also looked at typical salaries in this sector, arguments from the Alberta government and its various bodies, as well as internal factors such as the salaries of faculty and executives and the ability to pay institutions. She pointed out that institutions manage cash surpluses and can afford to pay high salaries to executives, noting that „if independent and impartial experts looked at the UCP`s austerity, they rejected it.
The board of directors looked at the government`s rhetoric and decided on the facts. It took into account the economic conditions and public funding of universities. Are you looking for your collective agreement or the last minutes of the meeting? Browse the list of downloadable documents. Do you want to ask for a break or something? Browse a list of web forms specific to your local user. The AUPE of course celebrated the award. „These judgments support our argument that public institutions need to stop putting the burden of Jason Kenney`s budget cuts on hard-working Albertans,” said AUPE Vice-President Bobby-Joe Borodey. Pfd copy of Lethbridge College`s Benefits Plan for Faculty. The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) represents all non-academic employees employed at Lethbridge College. PDF copy of Lethbridge College Faculty Association Bylaws. Unfortunately, this is what happens to government when factual analysis and the public interest, instead of ideology and wickedness, are based on what public sector workers should pay.
Kenney`s government is likely to respond in the same way it did when an arbitrator rejected the government`s requests for withdrawal and instead announced in January a 1% increase in the salaries of public servants represented by AUPE.