Master Agreement Between the Government of the Province of Alberta and the
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees

Article 6

Union Recognition

6.01 The Employer recognizes the Union as the exclusive bargaining agent for all Employees covered by this Agreement.
6.02 The Parties agree that there shall be no discrimination or coercion exercised or practiced with respect to any Employee for reason of membership or legitimate activity in the Union.
6.03 The Employing Department will provide specific bulletin board space for use of the Union at locations on the Employer's premises which are accessible to Employees. Sites of the bulletin boards are to be determined by the Employing Department and the Union. Bulletin board space shall be used for the posting of Union information directed to its members. The text of such information shall be submitted to the Employing Department for approval prior to posting and a decision shall be provided within twenty-four (24) hours.
6.04 An Employee shall have the right to wear or display the recognized insignia of the Union, however, no such insignia larger than a lapel pin shall be worn on issue clothing or uniforms, nor shall an insignia be displayed on Employer's equipment or facilities.

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14 Acting Incumbent
Addendum I
Addendum II
40 Adoption/Parental Leave
37 Annual Vacation Leave
4 Application
13 Attendance
26 Authorized Expenses
19 Call Back Pay
31 Casual Illness
36A Christmas Closure
25 Correctional Institution Salary Allowance
41 Court Leave
1 Definitions
28 Disciplinary Action
49 Employee Benefits Committee
10 Employer-Employee Relations
9 Employer-Union Relations
42 Employment Insurance Premium Reduction
24 Forest Fire Operations, Flood Control and Pollution Control
32 General Illness
29 Grievance Procedure
50 Harassment and Discrimination
34 Health Plan Benefits
16 Hours of Work
30 Institutional Fire Prevention and Control
35 Insurance
12 Lay-Off and Recall
46 Leave Without Pay
7 Legislation and the Collective Agreement
Letter of Intent #1 - Employee Relations Committee
Letter of Understanding #14 - 55th to 57th Parallel Retention Allowance
Letter of Understanding #6 - 6 and 3 Work Schedules
Letter of Understanding #13 - Attraction Bonus
Letter of Understanding #2 - Employment Standards Code, Scheme of Employment Covering the Master and Subsidiary Agreements
Letter of Understanding #7 - Health Spending Account
Letter of Understanding #9 - Legal Fees
Letter of Understanding #10 - Legal Indemnification
Letter of Understanding #12 - Northern Leave
Letter of Understanding #11 - Northern Trips
Letter of Understanding #8 - Paid Up Life Insurance
Letter of Understanding #5 - Payout of Annual Vacation
Letter of Understanding #4 - Separation for Temporary Employees and 2850 Hour Wage Employees
Letter of Understanding #3 - Separation Payment for Restructuring
Letter of Understanding #1 - Terms of Reference Article 49 - Employee Benefits Committee
33A Long Term Disability (LTD)
5 Management Recognition
3 Master/Subsidiary Agreements
40A Maternity Leave
39 Military Leave
22 Northern Allowance Pay
17 Overtime
36 Paid Holidays
44 Parking
15 Position Abolishment
48 Printing of Agreements
27 Probationary Employee and Period
33 Proof of Illness
45 Rates of Pay
20 Reporting Pay
43 Safety and Health
Schedule - Separation Payment
18 Shift Differential
38 Special Leave 
Standard Separation for Temporary and 2850 Hour Wage Bargaining Unit Employees Termination Agreement
Standard Separation Payment for Restructuring Termination Agreement for Bargaining Unit Employees
21 Standby Pay
Supplement I - Institution Fire Prevention and Control Fire Fighters - Schedule of Remuneration
Supplement II - Modified or Flexible Hours of Work
47 Term and Effective Date
2 Terms of Employment
11 Time Off for Union Business
8 Union Membership and Dues Check-Off
6 Union Recognition
18A Weekend Premium
23 Workers' Compensation Supplement
Note: The following Letters do not form part of the Master Agreement but are included here for  information purposes only.
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