News and Events


Pride Month Prep Night

2024 Retirement Banquet

Join us for our annual retirement celebration banquet! Tickets are $50 per person, and all members who retire during the 2023-2024 school year are entitled to two (2) complementary tickets.  

Find out more and access the ticket order form HERE!

Please contact the union office If you are retiring and have not yet received a ticket order form and retirement questionnaire.


CUPE Alberta 2024 Bargaining Summit

The 2024 Bargaining Summit takes place this June!

The Bargaining Summit is open to all CUPE local executive members, bargaining committees, and any other members providing support to the bargaining committees. Summit details and hotel information are included below.

Join CUPE locals from all over the province and help build worker power to make substantial gains in wages and improve the lives of all workers in Alberta.

Registration is $25 per person. You can register HERE!


On February 13, CUPE joined the Canadian Health Coalition, and other unions and allies, at a rally and lobby day on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa. We were there to protest the continuing privatization of health care and to re-state our demand for universal public pharmacare plan for all.

Under confidence and supply agreement they signed with the NDP, the Liberals have promised to introduce a pharmacare bill by March 1, 2024. There is reason to be hopeful that we are on the path to making universal public drug coverage a reality.

We need your help to make it happen by promoting this appeal to MPs to your membership.

Nearly three million people in Canada can’t fill their prescriptions because they can’t afford them. Together we can change that.

Do your part, send a letter to your MP and encourage your members to do the same.

ATA New Shout Out: Alberta Failing to Live up to its Social Contract

Check out This Analysis (written up by CUPE 3550’s very own Jorge Illanes) on the failure of the Alberta government and municipal school boards in providing adequate support to public education and education workers.

As hate groups attack 2SLGBTQ+ youth, Canada’s labour movement rises to the moment

The Orchard has an Excellent Write-up on the protests and counter-protests that happened this last September, and the place of organized labour in making sure that schools and society is a safe place for all.



CUPE Local 3550
14207 115 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5M 3B6

(780) 455 1435

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