The City of Calgary Administrative, Professional and Technical Exempt Employees (APTEA provides the City of Calgary Exempt staff with active, responsible and effective representation in matters identified in the Exempt Staff Policy Statement.

APTEA is continually working to create and build opportunities for all “exempt” staff employed by the City of Calgary into a joint and mutually beneficial relationship.

We provide:

  • Representation and Advocacy
  • Networking and Education
  • Social Events
  • Value Added Benefits

Representation and Advocacy
Representation: For almost 70 years, APTEA proudly acts on behalf of members’ when meeting with senior City officials and Human Resources on matters that affect Exempt staff.  In addition, we represent members to of? the Municipal Employees Benefit Association of Calgary (MEBAC), which manages and administers employee contributions to The City of Calgary employee benefits plan. The City of Calgary is an employer which also participates in the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP).

Advocacy: APTEA provides advice and clarification of employment (i.e., salaries, benefits, and working conditions, etc., a per the Exempt Staff Policy Statement, Compensation Review).

Legal Assistance: members are eligible to receive legal assistance after having been an APTEA member for a minimum of 12 consecutive months. The circumstance requiring legal aid needs to have taken place after the APTEA member is eligible for assistance.

A member of APTEA may request legal assistance from APTEA for eligible employment-related issues (e.g., termination, constructive dismissal, severance, working notice, etc.)

At the request of a member, APTEA may attend the hearing for support.

Networking and Education

Networking: opportunities with other Exempt staff in a social and business context

Education:  Lunch N Learn and Professional Development offer opportunities to learn new ideas, professionally as well as personally.

Value Added Benefits

Keep money in your pocket! APTEA members may receive discounts: