Collective Agreements → Joint Statements

Through a joint committee of representatives from the United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services, joint statements are issued to resolve issues arising from the UNA Collective Agreement.

2017
Implementation of Arbitration Decision Regarding Changing the Length of the Shift Cycle284.78 KB
2016
Scheduling for Part-time Employees296.79 KB
Layoff & Recall Statements506.31 KB
2015
Cancer Care Hours of Work314.53 KB
Local Conditions VII – Alberta Health Services Cancer Care Hours of Work
Professional Development Days339.38 KB
Professional Development (PD) days are an opportunity for the Employee to participate in professional development opportunities of interest that are not required by the Employer, including voluntary in- services on unscheduled days. PD days are not considered work scheduled or required by the Employer.
Lump Sum Payment206.27 KB
Letter of Understanding #11 Re: Lump Sum Payment
2012
Vacation Planning276.07 KB
Recommended Vacation Planning Guidelines (2012)
Time Used225.20 KB
Treatment of Time Used Under: Articles 22.06(b), 22.08, and 35.03
2011
Joint Workforce Regularization Process (Local Committee)195.75 KB
Updated Weekly Staffing Levels Monitoring Worksheet
Arbitration Award95.71 KB
Minimum Payment for Meetings and In-Service on Unscheduled Days
Named Holiday 180.85 KB
Retroactive Payment of Overtime and Call Back Worked on a Named Holiday
2009
International Nursing Degrees149.41 KB
Determination of Canadian Equivalency for International Nursing Degrees
Respirators82.26 KB
N95 Respirator Provision and Fit-Testing
Named Holiday157.85 KB
Payout of Named Holiday Banks Upon Employee Transfer to Part-time or Casual
Vacation138.22 KB
Vacation Payout and Vacation Carry-over
Named Holiday Banks/Vacation Banks Payout43.91 KB
Extension of "Named Holiday Banks Payout Upon Employee Transfer to Part-time or Casual Status" Trial Process and Addition of "Vacation Banks Payout Upon Employee Transfer to Part-time or Casual Status" Trial Period.
2008
Mileage378.07 KB
Increased Mileage and Subsistence Rates
Job Postings104.95 KB
Guidelines Regarding Closing Dates on Unfilled Postings for Vacancies
Diabetic supplies coverage307.36 KB
Benefit Coverage for Glucose Transmitters and Sensors
Mileage333.33 KB
Increased Kilometreage Rate
Pilot Projects146.62 KB
Guidelines for Administering Pilot Projects
Joint Staffing Task Force83.83 KB
Multi-Employer/UNA Joint Staffing Task Force
Retirement151.42 KB
Guidelines for Administering the Retirement Preparation Program
Seniority89.64 KB
Guidelines Regarding Seniority Tie-Breaking
Leaves of Absence112.25 KB
Administration of Union Leaves of Absence
Lump Sum Payments138.09 KB
List of Market Condition Lump Sum Payments
Lump Sum Payments87.91 KB
Market condition Lump Sum Payment Resolution of Issues re: Pension and Group RRSP
Mileage116.83 KB
Increased Mileage and Subsistence Rates
Voting on Election Day325.66 KB
Weekend Worker177.11 KB
Frequently Asked Questions about Weekend Worker Provisions
Dental Implant Claim Denial Appeal Form330.49 KB
2007
Cancelling casual shifts188.46 KB
Guidelines Regarding Booking and Cancellation of Shifts By Casual Employees and Employers
Retirement97.96 KB
Guidelines for Administering Pre-Retirement FTE Reduction Retention Program
Retention228.21 KB
Multi-Employer/UNA Collective Agreement Reasonable Proof and the Implementation of the Retention Recognition 2% Special Long Service Pay Adjustment
Grievance Procedure154.59 KB
Joint Workshop re: Improving the effectiveness of the Grievance Procedure
2006
Benefits356.87 KB
Resolution of Employee Benefits Grievances and Drug Claim Denials
Election Day323.09 KB
Voting on Election Day
Vacation Planning476.98 KB
Recommended Vacation Planning Guidelines (2006)
Hours336.71 KB
Interpretation and Application of the Letter of Understanding Re: Existing Multi-Position Employees
Grievance Process380.06 KB
Improving the Effectiveness of the Grievance Process
Drug Claim Reimbursement126.58 KB
Claiming prescriptions denied between June 1, 2001 and February 1, 2006
Presenters Guide for Grievance Workshop2.43 MB
Improving the effectiveness of the Grievance Process
2005
Leaves of Absence2.07 MB
Information from the Local Authorities Pension Plan
2004
Seniority107.11 KB
Interpretation and Administration of Article 12: Seniority
Transportation236.28 KB
Interpretation and Application of Article 10: Transportation
2002
Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)252.35 KB
Reimbursement of Professional Fees356.22 KB
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A request of every nurse in UNA: Please report all serious injuries!
Section 18 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act stipulates that an employer must report a serious injury or accident that results in death, injury or hospitalization of a worker for two days or more.
Implementation of Arbitration Decision Regarding Changing the Length of the Shift Cycle
A new Joint Statement outlining principles and guidelines jointly developed by United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services to support implementation of a recent arbitration decision related to changing the length of a shift cycle has now been posted.
February 22, 2017 09:00-16:30
Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Calgary
March 01, 2017 09:00-16:30
Grievance Workshop ~ Calgary
March 02, 2017 09:00-16:30
Unit/Office Rep Workshop ~ Calgary