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FYI June 2014 #5

Message from the Chair; Staff Association summer hours; 2015 Convention; applying for employment insurance; negotiations survey results. Read more (pdf)

Negotiation Survey Results

Thank you to all who took the time to complete our on-line negotiations survey in April! The response rate was just under 50% for MAIN Body and just over 50% for PSS, a significant increase over previous years. Read more (pdf)

Speak Up For Your Pension

I wanted to send out a quick message to all of you around the upcoming Public Hearing in Calgary on Monday, June 23rd at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre located at 1316 – 33rd St NE around the Pension Reforms. The meeting start time is 6:00 pm. continue reading (pdf)

Breaking News around Bill 9

The Public Sector Pension Plans Amendment Act
The provincial government has made a decision to refer Bill 9 to an all-party committee for further consultation and review this summer. This review is to include public consultation.
Continue reading (pdf)
Letter to Premier Hancock from Mayor Nenshi re proposed pension plan reforms (pdf)

7 Tips For Having A Great Meeting With Your MLA

For those of you that are interested, please see these tips for having a great meeting with your MLA.

URGENT for all Staff Association Members Enrolled in LAPP

Important Message from our Coalition for Pensions MLA Lobby Campaign Team

Yesterday, the Alberta government introduced Bill 9. The Bill enables them to reduce your benefits under public sector pension plans and insulate themselves from resulting lawsuits.
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April FYI

Message from the Chair; layoff and recall.
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CBE Staff Association Scholarship Award

Open to students registered in grade 12 who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma. Applicants must have marks sufficient for entrance to a post-secondary area of study.
Student must have a parent or guardian who is a current member in the Calgary Board of Education Staff Association (PSS and Main Body).
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Convention 2014

Thanks to all of our members for attending our 2014 convention and making it a huge success.
If you have any suggestions for our 2015 convention, please email Sue Wenaas at

LAPP Legislation Changes

Staff Association has joined with other labour groups across the province to oppose the Provincial Government’s Legislation changes to pension plans such as the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP).  Click here to read.