Association of Employees
Supporting Education Services


Commemorating Fifty Years of Solidarity

How it all Started
How it all Started

December 9, 1972

The University of Manitoba support staff hold Charter Meeting to create the Association of Employees Supporting Education Services (AESES)

UM Certification
UM Certification

May 10, 1973

AESES is certified to represent nearly 1,100 members at the University of Manitoba (UM)

AESES’ Only Strike
AESES’ Only Strike

March 20 – May 10, 1975

52-day strike at UM focuses on addressing wage inequities and other issues across the worksite

Defence Fund

The AESES Defence Fund is created with an investment of $15,000 to aid future members


Did you know

AESES is affiliated with the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU).

AESES' Charter Meeting was held in December of 1972.

We offer bursaries for AESES dependents at both universities.

Anyone can attend a Board meeting by calling the AESES Business Office prior to the meeting and confirming their attendance.

AESES requires new volunteers for various committees. Please contact the Business Office if you are an AESES member interested in joining one of our committees.