The CSU 52 Board of Directors position of Contractual Unit Director, City of Edmonton has recently become vacant. As per the Union’s Constitution, a Special Meeting is being called to elect a member to fill the vacant position, which currently has 10 months remaining in its two-month term (expires December 2021).
CSU 52 is proud to announce the establishment of the Len Douziech Memorial Music Scholarship. The scholarship is in place for 10 years and is open to Alberta residents who will be attending a music related undergraduate program. READ MORE…
4Pillars has been helping the people of Edmonton and surrounding areas since 2002 in debt settlement, credit and financial literacy awareness. Have questions about debt? Join the March 10 Zoom meeting. READ MORE…
Members, please join us virtually for the first General Membership Meeting of 2021. Deferred from December: We are seeking a Capital Power member who would be interested in filling the Board position of Contractual Unit Director (2-year term). READ MORE…
CSU 52’s data shows a significant increase in the number of FTEs is being paid for by the decreasing number of front-line union jobs. Fewer front-line union workers results in less service for residents and businesses. READ MORE…
Members, join us virtually for the final General Membership Meeting of 2020. Attendees will have their name entered for door prize draws. We are also seeking a Capital Power member who would be interested in filling the Board position of Contractual Unit Director (2-year term). READ MORE…
This year’s Board of Directors Election was held online from October 27-30, 2020. Lanny Chudyk declared elected as President and Anna Vesala declared elected as Second Vice-President/Secretary of the Board.
SPARK The Energy Credit Union, a member-owned financial services institution proudly serving the banking needs of hard-working Albertans for over 65 years, is pleased to extend special offers to CSU 52 members. Exclusive offer to CSU 52 members: 5 year fixed mortgages at 1.94%
City members who were registered for the October 22 Special Meeting through Zoom to discuss the Workforce Transition Program LOU were asked to vote in a ratification poll. The proposed LOU has been ratified/accepted by the Union and both parties have signed.
After careful contemplation, and considering current COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing policies, the decision has been made to unfortunately cancel the Annual Children’s Christmas Party for 2020.
Members, you are invited to the next General Membership Meeting that will be held online via Zoom. An amended Agenda is still to be finalized. October 6 is also the deadline for Board of Directors Nominations.
President Lanny Chudyk released the following statement in response to the City of Edmonton’s Auditor’s report: “The Auditor’s recommendation to reduce costs and number of supervisors at the City of Edmonton confirms what CSU 52 and its partners in the Coalition of Edmonton Civic Unions have been advocating for some.”
City & EPL Members, do you have children classified as dependents who are 18 years of age or older? If so, Employee Services needs to know by Friday September 25, 2020 to keep benefit coverage for your dependents.
The Alberta Government announced Bill 32: Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act claiming to “restore balance to Alberta’s workplaces, support economic recovery and get Albertans back to work”. This essay aims to provide the reader with the historical development of the regulatory regimes in industrial relations as an explanation to the current mainstream legislation throughout Canada.
EPCOR Members, you are invited to the next Contractual Unit Meeting that will be held online via Zoom. This is an “open floor” opportunity that will allow members to ask questions regarding the ongoing COVID-19 situation, bargaining, or anything work related.
Quorum was not met for the Special Meeting that was scheduled for July 29, 2020 at the Kingsway Legion, therefore no business was conducted. All proposed amendments (CSU 52 Constitution & Bylaws and Union 52 Benevolent Society Bylaws) are to be postponed to 2021.
CSU 52 stands in solidarity with the workers at Safeway/Sobeys who are members of UFCW Local 401. We oppose binding arbitration to resolve this dispute and support the recommendations from the mediator to be voted on by the workers affected.
July 7, 2020 Did you know… CSU 52 is a member organization of the Greater Edmonton Alliance (GEA). GEA is everyday people taking action together for the common good. As a member, we are part of the diverse voices of Read More
EPCOR Members, you are invited to an important Contractual Unit Meeting that will be held online via Zoom. This is an “open floor” opportunity that will allow members to ask questions regarding the COVID-19 situation, bargaining, or anything work related.
Calling all CSU 52 young workers! Come join us at our inaugural Young Workers Pub Night. Pub Nights are a chance to talk about issues that matter to you as a young worker, eat pizza, and learn about your Union.
Please join us for the year-end General Membership Meeting and Annual Christmas Dinner! All Members are invited and will be asked to show their Membership Card at the door • Shop Steward Honorariums available for pick-up
The Social Committee’s Annual Children’s Christmas Party at Galaxyland, exclusively for CSU 52 Members and their children/grandchildren, returns for another year! Ticket sales begin November 4th.
Attendance quorum was not reached for the October 1st General Membership Meeting. No official business was conducted – as a result, a Special Meeting has been called for Tuesday, October 22nd at the Norwood Legion, 5:30 PM start time.
Join us to learn about the different types of Seniority, the benefits of Seniority, when and how to use it in the Hiring Process, and other factors involved during hiring. RSVP is appreciated.
We are proud to be one of many organizations in support of this year’s Lift the Silence for Mental Wellness event in recognition of the International Day for Suicide Prevention. Free BBQ • Information Fair • Live Entertainment • Karaoke
CSU 52 held information meetings for members planning for retirement. Representatives from the Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association (ARTA) and Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP) were invited to present and answer any questions from the membership. Resources and links now available.
The Memorandum of Agreement between Capital Power and CSU 52 has been ratified by the Membership. Amendments to be completed by the employer; new Collective Agreement to be shared as soon as possible in the coming months.
Members are asked to review the following Notices of Motion (proposals for amendments to the CSU 52 Constitution & Bylaws and Union 52 Benevolent Society Bylaws) before voting at the April 2, 2019 General Membership Meeting.
Please consider volunteering for this casino event (January 23-24, 2019) supporting Caregivers Alberta. Training is provided and there are a variety of different jobs and shifts (availability subject to change).
The CSU 52 Public Events Committee is seeking volunteers to help spread the New Years cheer by handing out promotional glowsticks. Volunteers will have a chance to win a big screen TV!
Recently, a disheartening experience concerning a member of CSU 52 was shared at a union event. Apparently, at one particular location, management has implemented a policy restricting the number of “bathroom breaks” and the amount of time per visit.
August 27, 2018
Chief Shop Steward, Amanda Hall, invites all CSU 52 Members to attend this informative Shop Steward Training Session featuring special presenter, Perri Garvin (Coordinator Labour Programs, United Way), who will present on the topic of Mental Health.
On Wednesday August 22, 2018 the Union will be offering a training session for new Shop Stewards, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lunch will also be provided from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for this event. This training is Read More
Posted August 7, 2018 The CSU 52 Public Events Committee is seeking volunteers to assist the Edmonton & District Labour Council (EDLC) in their 29th Annual Labour Day BBQ for the unemployed and underemployed.
Posted June 22, 2018 Interested in playing slo-pitch this summer with fellow Union Members? The Young Workers Committee invites you to join at no cost to you – all fees are covered by CSU 52 for dues-paying Members.
Posted June 19, 2018 The Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act establishes minimum standards for healthy and safe practices in Alberta workplaces. These laws are enforced through inspections, investigations, orders, administrative penalties, fines and prosecutions. OHS Act changes took effect Read More
Posted June 18, 2018 The Public Events Committee is looking for CSU 52 Members who would be interested in volunteering on Canada Day by handing out glow sticks to the general public prior to the fireworks. Members will receive a Read More
Nominations were announced at the October 2nd General Membership Meeting. Five positions were elected by acclamation and one position remains vacant. An Election Day (vote by membership) is not required.
Communications Update #7 is the next information bulletin in the series for the 2018 Jurisdiction Review. This key labour relations initiative is a significant priority for CSU 52. The City and the Union (CSU 52) are working on a collaborative approach.
Posted April 17, 2018 The Edmonton and District Labour Council would like to invite you to attend their Day of Mourning Ceremony on Saturday, April 28. The ceremony is to recognize those workers killed or injured at work and to Read More
Posted March 26, 2018 Albertans have the opportunity to provide written submissions to help government devise the new regulations. The deadline for submissions is April 6, 2018. The new OHS Act, which takes effect June 1, 2018, defines workplace harassment Read More
Posted March 12, 2018 Dust off your shoes and come out to socialize with friends and colleagues! What Annual Spring Banquet Honouring 2017 Retirees When Saturday, April 28, 2018 Cocktails at 5:00 p.m. Dinner at 6:00 p.m.
Posted March 8, 2017 Please join your fellow CSU 52 Members of the Edmonton Public Library at the March 22nd Contractual Unit Meeting at the Union Office. Light snacks will be provided at 6:00 p.m. with the meeting commencing at Read More
Posted February 28, 2018 Chief Shop Steward, Amanda Hall, invites all CSU 52 Members across all five Bargaining Units to attend this informative Shop Steward Training Session featuring special guest, Dewey Funk (OH&S Advisor, United Nurses of Alberta), who will Read More
Posted February 26, 2018 Every year in Edmonton and around the world, men and women gather to celebrate the legacy of those who have fought for women’s rights and to call for action to continue to work against sexism and Read More
Posted January 4, 2018 The Social Committee has put together a new and fun event exclusively for CSU 52 Members and family! Saturday, February 3, 2018 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunridge Ski Area, 10980 – 17 Street $5 per Read More
Posted November 30, 2017 City of Edmonton and Edmonton Public Library Members, the deadline to allocate your Alberta Blue Cross 2018 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) credits is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2017. If you do not allocate by Read More
Posted November 24, 2017 LAPP Board reduces member and employer contribution rates Through prudent planning and effective risk management, the LAPP Board of Trustees has significantly improved the funded position of the Plan over the past few years to where Read More
Posted October 27, 2017 Please join your fellow CSU 52 Members of the Edmonton Public Library to the November 16th Contractual Unit Meeting at the Union Office. Refreshments and light snacks will be provided at 6:00 p.m. with the meeting Read More
Updated October 17, 2017 The Social Committee has put together a fun event exclusively for CSU 52 Members and their children/grandchildren! Sunday, November 12, 2017 9:00 AM to Noon only 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM only Galaxyland, West Edmonton Mall Read More
Posted September 21, 2017 CSU 52 Brothers and Sisters, For your consideration, please see the below notice from the Coalition of Edmonton Civic Unions (CECU) regarding the upcoming municipal election. The Coalition has met with many candidates and is happy Read More
Posted September 5, 2017 ANNUAL BOWLING NIGHT Presented by the Young Workers Committee Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017 Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Location: Bonnie Doon Bowling Lanes, 8330 – 82 Avenue Cost: $5 per person (includes shoe rental)
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Information regarding EPCOR Negotiations will be posted here. Updated June 4, 2018 Posted June 4, 2018 To be eligible for Retroactive Pay, the request form must be received by EPCOR Payroll on or before 4:30 PM on Sunday, July 15, Read More
Here is the link to the Call Your Councillor tool http://www.progressalberta.ca/drainage_call_your_councillor Click here to download suggested social media and email copy to send out to your lists and push out through your social media accounts.
Good Evening, as you may be aware CUPE Local 30 has withdrawn from The Coalition of Civic Unions. The Coalition was notified by email and no substantive reasons given for the withdrawal other than a reference to a budgetary issue Read More
City of Edmonton Contractual Unit Meeting Learn about your rights as an employee based on your contractual agreement. Topics include: • Bereavement leave • Unpaid leave of absence • Vacation time • Coffee and lunch breaks • Overtime and am Read More
December 5, 2017 Good evening all and welcome to the December General Membership Meeting and Christmas Dinner. I’ll try to keep my report as short and simple as possible. As 2017 winds down and looking back over the last few Read More
Posted April 6, 2017 Interested in playing ESSC slo-pitch with fellow Union members? The CSU 52 Young Workers Committee invites you to join! Deadline for signing up is April 28, 2017 on a first come, first serve basis. The season Read More
Posted March 27, 2017 CSU 52’s Annual Spring Banquet will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017. This year we are honouring members who retired in 2016. If you are unable to purchase your tickets from the CSU 52 Office, Read More
Posted March 14, 2017 Source: www.ibew424.net/labourcode.html Double Breasting should be a concern to all Albertans It is very concerning about the ability of employers to avoid their relationships with unions by creating a separate non-union or ‘alternative union’ spin-off companies. We Read More
Posted March 6, 2017 Olav Rokne, Alberta Federation of Labour Coalition of coal workers unveils transition plan Report examines how Alberta can be a leader in phase out of emissions from coal-fired electricity Edmonton – A coalition of workers who Read More
Posted September 26, 2016 To All CSU 52 Members at The City of Edmonton and Edmonton Public Library: As you are aware, every pay period you are deducted premiums for Long Term Disability (LTD) Plan coverage. This coverage is critical Read More
Welcome to the Elections 2016 page. Updates on the CSU 52 Board of Directors Election will be posted here. Updated October 27, 2016 Election Results Thank you to all Members who voted in this year’s Board of Directors Election! The Read More
Updated August 21, 2018 Update: Drainage Employees Classification Appeal August 14, 2018 The CSU 52 classification appeals will be heard by an Appeals Committee of EPCOR leaders who are knowledgeable in a variety of functions/disciplines and the Hay Job Evaluation Read More
Posted June 3, 2016 Interested in playing ESSC softball with fellow Union members? The CSU 52 Youth Committee invites you to join! Deadline for signing up is June 17th, 2016, applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve Read More
Posted May 16, 2016 The Alberta Labour History Institute (ALHI) invites CSU 52 members to commemorate the thirty-year Anniversary of “The Summer of ’86” on Saturday, June 4, 2016. This is a free event; please RSVP to Alvin Finkel via Read More
Posted April 29, 2016 May 1st is international Workers’ Day. Each year events are organized across the country to celebrate gains in quality of life which unions have secured for union members and society as a whole. This year’s Edmonton Read More
Updated: May 30, 2017 The Society of Retired City of Edmonton Employees social club is a casual group of retirees, including members from all City of Edmonton departments (management, all unions and out-of-scope). Membership in the Society is free. CSU Read More
Posted November 25, 2015 The General Membership Meeting for the month of December will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at the Norwood Legion (11150 – 82 Street) at 5:30 p.m. All Members are invited to attend. A turkey Read More
Posted November 18, 2015 Please be advised that nominations and an election took place at Shop Steward Training on November 17, 2015 for one (1) Chief Shop Steward position and one (1) Assistant Chief Shop Steward position, terms commencing January Read More
Updated November 25, 2015 Posted November 18, 2015 Please be advised that the Memorandum of Agreement between CSU 52 and Capital Power was ratified on November 17, 2015 by the membership with an excellent voter turnout. Thank you for taking Read More
I would like to begin my report by congratulating and thanking our membership for their decision to move forward and authorize the purchase as recommended by our Executive Board of a new office building for CSU 52. The new office Read More
Posted January 11, 2018 Effective the pay period that immediately begins after January 11, 2018 (pay period dates differ for each bargaining unit), the ratio portion of CSU 52 dues will increase to 3/4th of 1% (or 0.0075) of the Read More
Updated November 12, 2015 ELECTION RESULTS An election was held November 4, 10 and 12, 2015 for the Board of Directors position of Chief Trustee (one position for a 1-year term). The result is as follows: CANDIDATE VOTES RECEIVED Donna Demyen Read More
Posted October 16, 2015 The Union will be holding two meetings to provide clarification regarding the scheduling language that is contained in the Collective Agreement and to gather information regarding some scheduling concerns that we’ve been hearing from our members.
Posted October 9, 2015 Please be advised that quorum was not met at the October 6, 2015 General Membership Meeting. Due to lack of a quorum, an extended General Membership Meeting has been scheduled for: GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 3:00 p.m. on Read More
Posted September 16, 2015 Revised September 21, 2015 2015 EXECUTIVE BOARD NOMINATIONS Nominations for the CSU 52 Executive Board will be accepted at the next General Membership Meeting Tuesday, October 6, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m. Norwood Legion 11150 – 82 Read More
Posted September 2, 2015 Leave for Medical and Dental Appointments City, Article 8.03.01.04 (EPL, reference Article 9.06): Permanent and probationary employees will schedule and attend their medical and dental appointments on their own time. Only when this is not possible Read More
Posted August 26, 2015 Please note that a New Business item will be brought forward at the September General Membership Meeting regarding the tentative purchase of an office building for relocation of CSU 52. A presentation will be made to Read More
Posted August 13, 2015 COMING TO A WORKPLACE NEAR YOU!! CSU 52 will be holding EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTIONS OCTOBER 2015 & SHOP STEWARD ELECTIONS NOVEMBER 2015 Watch for more details to come! [ PDF version to post ]
Posted August 13, 2015 Due to member feedback from the June 2nd General Membership Meeting, future scheduled union meetings will no longer be held at the Stanley Milner Library. Please be advised that, effective September 1, 2015, General Membership and Read More
Posted November 9, 2015 Bargaining Update #8 This information is intended for CSU 52 members and for Capital Power Managers who oversee unionized staff falling within the CSU 52 Bargaining Unit at EPCOR Tower and Genesee. The parties are pleased Read More
Posted May 29, 2015 Please be advised that the June 2nd General Membership Meeting location has been changed to: NORWOOD LEGION 11150 – 82 Street 5:00 PM Come rain or shine! This invitation is for ALL CSU 52 Members. A Read More
Posted May 22, 2015 City of Edmonton The 2014-2018 Collective Agreement between CSU 52 and the City of Edmonton is currently being proofread between the parties. It is expected to be finalized in late June 2015. Edmonton Public Library The 2014-2018 Read More
Updated July 25, 2019 The new Collective Agreement is currently being amended to reflect the Memorandum of Agreement that was ratified in March 2019. The duration of the Agreement will be for the period of January 1, 2017 to December Read More
Posted May 15, 2015 RE: Executive Meeting Minutes, Union 52 Benevolent Society – February 10, 2015 It has recently come to my attention that an item in correspondence of the above-noted minutes is not correct or factual. After reviewing them Read More
Posted May 5, 2015 Bargaining Update This information is intended for CSU 52 members and for Managers who oversee unionized staff falling within the CSU 52 Bargaining Unit. This update has been issued jointly by the Company and the Union. Read More
Posted April 28, 2015 Brothers and Sisters, As you are aware, Premier Jim Prentice has called an election and Albertans will be going to the polls on May 5. As a Coalition we have been paying close attention as news Read More
Posted April 21, 2015 Please note that due to the May 5th Provincial Election falling on the same day as the May 2015 CSU 52 General Membership Meeting, the Executive Board of CSU 52 has, by motion, cancelled the May Read More
Updated April 29, 2015 Please be advised that the Memorandum of Agreement between CSU 52 and EPCOR has been ratified by the membership with an excellent voter turnout. Thank you for taking the time to attend the Information Meetings and casting Read More
April 10, 2015 This information is intended for CSU 52 members and for managers who oversee unionized staff falling within the CSU 52 Bargaining Unit for EPCOR Utilities Inc. The Parties have concluded negotiations and have reached a tentative Memorandum Read More
Your Negotiations Committee has attended two mediated sessions (March 20 and 23, 2015) with EPCOR. We have another meeting scheduled for April 9, 2015 and remain committed to negotiating a Memorandum of Agreement to bring back for a membership ratification Read More
Tracy Foran, CSU 52 Chief Shop Steward, would like to invite all CSU 52 Members, Shop Stewards and Union Office Staff to a presentation on Family & Workplace Violence that will be taking place at the May 19, 2015 Shop Steward Read More
Posting #2015-02 Business Agent (Labour Relations Practitioner) 1 Permanent Position Closed: March 27, 2015 Posting #2015-03 Developmental Business Agent (Labour Relations Practitioner) 2 Positions (Term: up to 2 years) Closed: March 27, 2015
Your Negotiations Committee has been working hard to negotiate a fair and reasonable agreement for all CSU 52 Members at EPCOR. Our last bargaining session was February 13, 2015; the parties were not able to reach an agreement. As a Read More
The Capital Power CSU 52 Collective Agreement expired on December 13, 2014, and the Negotiations Committee members are already at work. Your committee members are: Joe Childs, CSU 52 Chief Spokesperson Amanda Pickett, CSU 52 Business Agent Kevin Parry, Genesee Read More
Civic Service Union 52 held two Information Meetings/Ratification Vote on January 21, 2015 and January 24, 2015 on the proposed 2014 – 2018 Collective Agreement. The vote was in favour of acceptance. The contract has been ratified. TELUS World of Read More
Information Session & Ratification Votes TELUS World of Science – Edmonton, Lunch Room 1 Wednesday, January 21, 2015 @ 4:45 PM to 6:30 PM Saturday, January 24, 2015 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM 5BargainingUpdate.Jan2015
The following items which appear in the Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Edmonton and the Union have been CORRECTED: The 40 hour EDO program Letter of Understanding references “under this addendum” in the first paragraph. The 40 hour Read More
Civic Service Union 52 held two Information Meetings on January 13, 2015 and a ratification vote on Monday and Tuesday, January 12 and 13, 2015 on the proposed 2014 – 2018 Collective Agreement. The vote was in favour of acceptance. Read More
Civic Service Union 52 held an Information Meeting on January 18, 2015 and a ratification vote on Sunday and Monday January 18 and 19, 2015 on the proposed 2014 – 2018 Collective Agreement. The vote was in favour of acceptance. Read More
The Bargaining unit has meetings scheduled with the City of Edmonton Management team on October 30 and November 6, 2014. As you have been made aware through communications from our President Lanny Chudyk, this has been a difficult round of Read More
Commencing with our January 6, 2015 General meeting, all CSU 52 General Membership and Shop Steward Meetings will be held in the Edmonton Room on the lower level of the Stanley Milner Library in downtown Edmonton.
The 2015 Shop Steward Meeting Dates have been set. With the exception of the February training session meetings will commence at 5:30 pm. At the October 1, 2013 General Membership Meeting a motion was passed to hold only five (5) Read More
Your Negotiations committee is issuing this update on the status of negotiations and to advise you of the next step in the process. Your committee has met with the City of Edmonton on both October 30th and November 6th for Read More
An election was held on November 4th 2014 at the General Membership Meeting at the Norwood Legion for the various Committees of CSU 52. It was great to see so many new people interested in joining committees. It is a Read More
An Executive Board Election was held on October 28, 2014. The result of the election is as follows: Lanny Chudyk was elected to the position of President for a two year term Darlene Woodham was elected to the position of Read More
Updated: February 6, 2020 The Shop Steward Nomination Period for the 2020/2021 term took place between November 25 and December 6, 2019. Shop Steward Nomination Forms were mailed to work locations to be posted for this time period so that Read More
Since we are at the end of July and have no General Membership Meetings scheduled for July or August, I thought it would be important to update you, the Membership, on a number of issues and if possible get your Read More