UPCOMING EVENTS
April 27-30, 2017
2017 AFL Convention
April 27, 2017 09:00-16:30
How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Edmonton
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: April 13, 2017

For new Local Executive members only

A chance for new Local Executive members to learn more about themselves and their leadership abilities. This workshop includes a review of the main tools required for Local leadership. Participants will explore barriers to union participation and develop strategies to resolve them. We will look at diversity issues in the workplace and develop communication strategies to facilitate connections with members.
May 04, 2017 09:00-16:30
OH&S Basic Workshop ~ Edmonton
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: April 20, 2017

For OH&S Committee members only

This workshop gives members a basic understanding of how to interpret the Occupational Health and Safety Article in their Collective Agreement and to become familiar with Hazard Assessment forms and Site Inspection Forms. Members will also discuss and evaluate the OH&S culture of their workplace.

Attending this workshop is a requirement for members serving as a local representative on their Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
April 2017
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How to Run a Local Workshop (Administration) ~ Grande Prairie
09:00 - 16:30
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Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
30
Public Interest Alberta Advocacy Conference
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Public Interest Alberta Advocacy Conference
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Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Unit/Office Rep Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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How to Run a Local Workshop (Administration) ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Treasurers’ Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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2017 AFL Convention
How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
28
2017 AFL Convention
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2017 AFL Convention
30
2017 AFL Convention
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OH&S Basic Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
0506
April 2017
March 27, 2017 09:00-16:30

How to Run a Local Workshop (Administration) ~ Grande Prairie

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: March 13, 2017

For new Local Executive members only

This session introduces new executive members to their role in leading a healthy and active local. The teamwork aspect of local leadership is emphasized. Many of the day-to-day tasks needed to keep the local functioning are addressed. This session is one of only three addressing technology skills. Through online and computer based activities attendees learn about UNA Net's communication and data management system. All attendees are encouraged to ask computer and UNA Net based questions.
Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre 11633 100th Street
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Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre
March 29, 2017 09:00-16:30

Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: March 15, 2017

The "Dealing With Abuse" workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the various types of workplace abuse and that abuse in any form is unacceptable. It will also encourage participants to take appropriate action if they are the targets of abuse, to provide support to co-workers who have been abused, and to provide participants with the tools to advocate for the prevention of workplace abuse.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.

UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
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Edmonton Office
March 30-31, 2017

Public Interest Alberta Advocacy Conference

Public Interest Alberta is hosting its annual advocacy conference. Visit their website for more information.
Chateau Louis Conference Centre, 11727 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton
April 04, 2017 09:00-16:30

Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: March 21, 2017

The "Dealing With Abuse" workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the various types of workplace abuse and that abuse in any form is unacceptable. It will also encourage participants to take appropriate action if they are the targets of abuse, to provide support to co-workers who have been abused, and to provide participants with the tools to advocate for the prevention of workplace abuse.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
Boardroom, SARO, 1422 Kensington Road NW
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Calgary Office
April 06, 2017 09:00-16:30

Unit/Office Rep Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: March 23, 2016

For new Unit/Office Reps only

The Unit Rep Workshop is designed for those who are Unit/Office Representatives and require additional information on the responsibilities of the position. This workshop covers collective agreement interpretation and the responsibilities of the union in representing UNA's membership. This includes, duty to accommodate, duty of fair, Professional Responsibility (PRC), Occupational Health & Safety, grievances and arbitration as well as other topics. Additionally, it also provides an understanding of the services offered, as well as the structure of United Nurses of Alberta.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office
April 11, 2017 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: March 28, 2017

The Know Your Rights Workshop offers new members a chance to learn about their union and their rights in the workplace. During the day, participants will explore UNA's relevance to their own lives and understand the goals, philosophy, and functioning of UNA and unions in general. It provides participants with the tools to protect their rights and opportunities to engage more effectively with UNA.

This workshop is geared for NEW UNA members ~ members who have never been active and now may be considering becoming active in their Local. This workshop is basic information and is not designed for current Local Executives. New Local Executive members will benefit more from the How to Run a Local workshops.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office
April 12, 2017 09:00-16:30

Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: April 7, 2017

The "Dealing With Abuse" workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the various types of workplace abuse and that abuse in any form is unacceptable. It will also encourage participants to take appropriate action if they are the targets of abuse, to provide support to co-workers who have been abused, and to provide participants with the tools to advocate for the prevention of workplace abuse.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
Grey Eagle Resort and Casino, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive SW
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Grey Eagle Resort and Casino
April 13, 2017 09:00-16:30

How to Run a Local Workshop (Administration) ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: February 2, 2017

For new Local Executive members only

This session introduces new executive members to their role in leading a healthy and active local. The teamwork aspect of local leadership is emphasized. Many of the day-to-day tasks needed to keep the local functioning are addressed. This session is one of only three addressing technology skills. Through online and computer based activities attendees learn about UNA Net's communication and data management system. All attendees are encouraged to ask computer and UNA Net based questions.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office
April 20, 2017 09:00-16:30

Treasurers’ Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: April 6, 2017

For new Local Executive members only

This session introduces the new Treasurer to the responsibilities and tools needed to maintain accurate financial records. Understanding and using the messages sent to the Local from Centralized Accounting is emphasized. Treasurers are given steps for authorizing and monitoring the expenditure of Local money and time is taken with the budget process. This session is one of only three addressing technology skills. Hands-on activities are included that help Treasurers develop competent FirstClass and DMS skills. All attendees are encouraged to ask computer and UNA Net based questions.
Boardroom, SARO, 1422 Kensington Road NW
Google Map Link
Calgary Office
April 25, 2017 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: April 11, 2017

The Know Your Rights Workshop offers new members a chance to learn about their union and their rights in the workplace. During the day, participants will explore UNA's relevance to their own lives and understand the goals, philosophy, and functioning of UNA and unions in general. It provides participants with the tools to protect their rights and opportunities to engage more effectively with UNA.

This workshop is geared for NEW UNA members ~ members who have never been active and now may be considering becoming active in their Local. This workshop is basic information and is not designed for current Local Executives. New Local Executive members will benefit more from the How to Run a Local workshops.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
Boardroom, SARO, 1422 Kensington Road NW
Google Map Link
Calgary Office
April 27-30, 2017

2017 AFL Convention

Edmonton - TBD
April 27, 2017 09:00-16:30

How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: April 13, 2017

For new Local Executive members only

A chance for new Local Executive members to learn more about themselves and their leadership abilities. This workshop includes a review of the main tools required for Local leadership. Participants will explore barriers to union participation and develop strategies to resolve them. We will look at diversity issues in the workplace and develop communication strategies to facilitate connections with members.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office
May 04, 2017 09:00-16:30

OH&S Basic Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: April 20, 2017

For OH&S Committee members only

This workshop gives members a basic understanding of how to interpret the Occupational Health and Safety Article in their Collective Agreement and to become familiar with Hazard Assessment forms and Site Inspection Forms. Members will also discuss and evaluate the OH&S culture of their workplace.

Attending this workshop is a requirement for members serving as a local representative on their Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office