November 15, 2018
EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has ratified a three-year collective agreement with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees General Support Services (AUPE GSS).
The three-year retroactive agreement expires on March 31, 2020, and sets out terms and conditions for the diverse group of health support employees who work in areas such as administration; trades and maintenance; Nutrition, Food, Linen and Environmental Services, and Information Technology.
“We are pleased to have reached an agreement that recognizes the important roles these individuals play in supporting the delivery of quality programs and services to our patients and their families,” says Todd Gilchrist, Vice President, People, Legal & Privacy.
The agreement includes a salary freeze for two years with a requirement to negotiate wages in the third year.
Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.
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