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UNA’s NewsBulletin is published several times a year and sent to all members. The publication contains news of members’ activities, plenty of photos, information on union initiatives, occupational health and safety and our collective agreements. The NewsBulletin is sent to each of UNA's nearly 30,000 members and is the most direct way that UNA communicates with nurses.

Eligibility for Long Service Pay

April 19, 2017

According to Letter of Understanding #7, included with the United Nurses of Alberta Provincial Collective Agreement, Employees with twenty or more calendar years of nursing service shall receive a two per cent Long Service Pay...

PRC process results in improved safety at Coaldale Health Centre

April 13, 2017

The Professional Responsibility Concern process included in UNA's Provincial Agreement has shut the door on a dangerous nighttime work environment at the Southern Alberta’s Coaldale Health Centre – literally!

Memorial events planned for International Day of Mourning on April 28

April 10, 2017

Everyday, countless employees are injured because of unsafe working conditions. All employees deserve to come home in the same physical and mental condition they went to work in. It is the Employer’s obligation to provide all employees a Safe and Healthy Workplace.

Background on Labour Relations Code and Employment Standards Code issues for UNA members

April 07, 2017

The Government of Alberta is conducting a review of workplace laws including those governing the Labour Relations Code, which covers workers in unionized workplaces, and the Employment Standards Code, which sets out minimum standards that must be adhered to in non-union workplaces.

United Nurses of Alberta congratulates Madam Justice Ritu Khullar on her appointment to the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench

March 24, 2017

United Nurses of Alberta was delighted to learn today of the appointment of Edmonton lawyer Ritu Khullar, Q.C., to the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench.

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UNA’s NewsBulletin is published several times a year and sent to all members. The publication contains news of members’ activities, plenty of photos, information on union initiatives, occupational health and safety and our collective agreements. The NewsBulletin is sent to each of UNA's nearly 30,000 members and is the most direct way that UNA communicates with nurses.

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April 27-30, 2017
2017 AFL Convention
April 27, 2017 09:00-16:30
How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Edmonton
May 04, 2017 09:00-16:30
OH&S Basic Workshop ~ Edmonton