Four seats on the board are up for election this year. Please nominate yourself or another member to the ADWA board by March 25 by sending name and contact information, skills and interests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADWA is pleased to announce that the long-awaited certification pilot has begun and will continue throughout 2018.
The board and staff of ADWA wish you a safe and joyous Holiday Season.
Bill 30 (Act to Protect the Health and Well-Being of Working Albertans) aims to promote workers’ physical and psychological health, prevent workplace incidents and injuries, and ensure that workers know about workplace hazards and can refuse dangerous work without discrimination, among other things.
Perkopolis, our member perks program, has changed the way it registers new users.
While advocacy for fair compensation is something that ADWA members expect for their dues, we also take the safety of our workforce very seriously. This past year, this commitment has taken two main directions: 1) development of a safety app with ACDS and 2) advocacy with the Alberta Ministry of Labour for OHS rules that work for our sector.
What do ADWA members get for their dues? There are many answers to that question, and the one that resonates with you may be different than the one that resonates with other disability workers.
Where do member dues go? This past year, the answer has been mainly the certification initiative. And much has been done to get the pilot up and running.
Members have asked us where their dues money goes. The short answer is that it goes to support work on member priorities. This past year, ADWA stepped up its political advocacy on many fronts, but particularly around disability worker wages. Here are the details.
Our seventh Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday April 24, 2017, starting at 4:30 pm at the Coast Plaza Hotel & Convention Centre (1315 – 33rd Street NE, Calgary) as part of the annual ACDS conference. The theme of our meeting this year is Better Together. We will have reports on our financial position, advocacy, certification initiative, communications, and other activities over the past year, as well as elections, opportunities for input, prize draws and chocolate.