UNA members report frequent failures by AHS to pay education allowances that recognize courses, diplomas and degrees outlined in Article 26 of the Provincial Collective Agreement that Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses are eligible to receive.
United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 401 has applied to the Alberta Labour Relations Board replace the so-called Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC) as the bargaining representative of employees of the chicken processing facility.
On Monday, July 29, Mr. Justice Eric Maclin of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench granted the injunction suspending the bill, which had postponed wage talks until the end of October.
"It is in the long-term public interest for the public to see that its government cannot unilaterally change its contractual obligations through legislation that may interfere with Charter rights” — Justice Eric Macklin of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench.
Bill 9, the Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act, is intended to delay collective bargaining and arbitration for tens of thousands of Alberta public employees, including most of UNA’s more than 30,000 members, until the end of October.
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Pickets walked streets in by the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, and Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre in Edmonton, and at the Westview Health Centre in Stony Plain.
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