Local 1 may be the most diverse local in AUPE. We have over 7000 members Alberta wide! We have members in just about any Government of Alberta worksite.

We are known as "Administration & Support Services".  However with so many types of jobs we provide,  we are much more than that!

We like to think that we are the ones that keep the business of Alberta on track! We are so very proud of the work we do for the citizens of Alberta!

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On June 15 and 16, your Government Services Bargaining Committee (GSBC) began mediation with the Government of Alberta. Ongoing efforts were made to successfully conclude negotiations on a new collective agreement for AUPE members in direct government services.

Overall, the level of engagement with the employer over the two days was encouraging. We’re pleased a number of key outstanding issues were mediated and progress was made.

The mediated items are part of an overall mediation package. Information on the entire package will be shared with members upon its completion.

We look forward to further positive discussions when mediation resumes.

Fundamental issues of employment security remain unresolved and further mediation will be scheduled in the near future to continue the process.

Andrew Sims, a well-respected and experienced labour relations mediator, conducted the mediation, which is the result of the employer’s application for mediation made earlier this month.

Your bargaining committee is dedicated to keeping you updated as the negotiations process, through mediation, proceeds.

Please do not hesitate to contact a member of your bargaining team with any questions or comments you may have.

Local 001 – Faye Rever: rever0001@gmail.com
Local 002 – Emille Currie: activist2018@gmail.com
Local 003 – Mike Larson: 003bargaining@gmail.com
Local 004 – Ken Weir: kennethweir1@gmail.com
Local 005 – Randy Ramsden: r.a.ramsden@hotmail.com
Local 006 – Donna Smith: xsmith@telus.net
Local 009 – Darrol Mason: masonfox1@hotmail.com
Local 012 – Terrie Wispinski: twisp@shaw.ca



Dale Perry, Lead Negotiator: 1-800-232-7284 or d.perry@aupe.org
Mac McNaughton, Negotiator: 1-800-232-7284 or m.mcnaughton@aupe.org
Trevor Zimmerman, Organizer: 1-800-232-7284 or t.zimmerman@aupe.org
Farris Sobhani, Organizer: 1-800-232-7284 or f.sobhani@aupe.org
Tyler Bedford, Communications: 1-800-232-7284 or t.bedford@aupe.org



Each year AUPE holds their Advanced Labour School.  The next school is scheduled March 10-14, 2019 in Jasper.  The courses are intended for members that have taken AUPE core courses and are active in their component.

Next year will be AUPE's Centennial as it will be 100 years since AUPE's  predecessor Civil Service Association of Alberta (CSA) was formed.   Labour School 2019 will focus on AUPE's history and how we have come to  where we are today.  While Labour School courses focus on a diverse topics and education,  members will have an opportunity to learn more about our history  throughout the school.  AUPE members who meet the requirements, apply  and are selected to attend, will have the opportunity to learn,  celebrate, and share the history of AUPE and the ways working people  continue to make history. 

The courses for Advanced Labour School 2019 are:

  • Arts in Labour History
  • Advanced Occupational Health & Safety
  • Beyond Bullying (formerly Mutual Respect)
  • Continuing Education for Stewards
  • Leadership Essentials
  • Talking Union

All course descriptions and prerequisites for each course can be found here.  Please note prerequisites and required positions must be met at time of application.

Registration for Advanced Labour School will be open online July 23 - September 14, 2018.  Members can register at www.aupe.org/training once registration opens.


Bursary applications are now closed. Only those applications postmarked by Friday June 15 will be eligible to receive one of the 100 Health and Wellness and the 100 Education bursaries that will be awarded. 

A draw will be held in the near future to determine who will be the recipients of this years bursaries. 

Those who are successful will be contacted by  email.Good Luck!!


Camp AUPE is being held at Goldeye Conference Centre in Nordegg Alberta . The Camp is open to the children of AUPE members between the ages of 10-13. Each of the 33 Locals at AUPE will have an opportunity to send two children to the camp. Those who apply will be chosen by a random selection of all applicants from each of the Locals so everyone has a chance to attend!

Please visit https://www.aupe.org/camp-aupe/ to see what the Camp is all about, and to apply!

AUPE - Creating Connections - Multi-Conference June 24-27, 2018

Registration for the "Creating Connection, Multi-Conference" in Calgary on June 24-27, 2018 is now open.

Please go to https://aupe.geniussis.com/memberlogin.aspx to register.



Local 001 is compiling the labour history of our work sites. Please take a moment to share your memories with us. Do you have neighbors or friends who were AUPE members that would like to contribute their experiences as well? Please encourage them to do so. We are looking for everyday pictures and stories.

Can you tell a story of your work career? Can you tell a story about your involvement in AUPE?

  • What were your conditions of employment?
  • What tools did you have?
  • How was the dress code?
  • What was the worksite like then and how has it changed?

Do you …..

Remember when – women wore panty hose, close toed high heeled shoes and suit jackets

Remember when our office equipment included – typewriters, WANG, floppies, 5.1/4” disks, carbon paper and white out if you were lucky and smoking was allowed anywhere????

Pictures… They are worth a thousand words!* Would you be willing to share work and union pictures with us for the 2019 Centennial historical events?*

Each submission will have 3 chances in the draw for: 

One of 3  $100.00 gift certificates for the AUPE Pub Clothing Shop

DRAW - May 26, 2018 at the Local 001 Council Meeting

Submissions send to:

Audrey Randall randall@wispernet.ca

or Carleen Detbrenner detbrennerc@shaw.ca

***You may be required to sign a release waiver***


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The next Local 001 Council Meeting will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 9:00 am at AUPE HQ in Edmonton .