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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.

RNs at Allen Gray Continuing Care Centre vote to join UNA

February 21, 2017

United Nurses of Alberta welcomes Registered Nurses employed at the Allen Gray Continuing Care Centre as the newest members of the union. RNs employed at the long-term care facility located in southeast Edmonton voted to join UNA in February 2017.

University of Calgary student awarded UNA Education Scholarship

February 17, 2017

Nursing student Noah Bloomfield has been awarded a United Nurses of Alberta Education Scholarship to assist his studies at the University of Calgary. Noah’s scholarship application was sponsored by his mother, Mandy Bloomfield, who is a member of UNA Local 1 at the Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary.

UNA members urged to claim their 2-per-cent RRSP supplement

February 17, 2017

Members of the United Nurses of Alberta need to be aware their Employer has agreed to contribute to a supplemental pension plan in the form of a Registered Retirement Savings Plan contribution.

UNA awards scholarship to University of Calgary Nursing student

February 16, 2017

University of Calgary student Manvir Parmar is the latest recipient of the United Nurses of Alberta Nursing Education Scholarship. Manvir's scholarship application was sponsored by her mother, Kuljit Parmar, who is a member of UNA Local 115 at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary.

Mount Royal University student awarded UNA Education Scholarship

February 14, 2017

United Nurses of Alberta is proud to award a Nursing Education Scholarship to Mount Royal University student Gregory Cunningham. Gregory's scholarship application was sponsored by his mother, Connie Cunningham, who is a member of UNA Local 415 at South Health Campus in Calgary.

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NewsBulletin

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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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