Alberta delegates elected at National Convention

CUPE Alberta President Marle Roberts was one of three delegates from Alberta elected to CUPE’s National Executive Board at the recent CUPE convention in Vancouver.

Roberts was re-elected to the position of General Vice President (BC & Alberta).  In addition to Roberts, David Graham (CUPE 941 – St. Albert Municipal Workers) was elected as Regional Vice President (Alberta) and Gloria Lepine (CUPE 3550 – Edmonton Public School Support Workers) was elected as Diversity Vice President.

You can see the whole list of newly elected National Executive Board members here.

CUPE Alberta Re-elects President Marle Roberts

Marle RobertsDelegates to CUPE Alberta’s provincial convention today re-elected President Marle Roberts for her third successive term.

“I am honoured and humbled by the confidence our members have shown in me,” Roberts said. “We’ve fought together to save our public pensions and I’m glad to lead CUPE Alberta into the next round of negotiations with the province.” … Read more…

Re-establishing regional health districts: Convention passes emergency resolution

votingDelegates at the CUPE Alberta Convention today passed the following emergency resolution submitted by CUPE Alberta Division Executive:

CUPE Alberta Division will:

Publicly communicate to Alberta Health Minister Stephen Mandel that re-establishing regional health districts across Alberta proves our long-standing position that decentralizing services was inefficient and did not serve the public or the workers well.Read more…