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November 14, 2018 09:00-16:30
PRC Workshop ~ Calgary
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 31, 2018

For PRC Committee members and Local Executives only

You will develop knowledge and skills to help you provide information, support and encouragement to members who report Professional Responsibility Concerns, and to engage confidently with management representatives to achieve an effectively functioning PRC Committee. You will also learn how the PRC information that you enter in the DMS can be used to make effective presentations to CEOs and governing Boards. Case studies illustrating effective PRC communication and "success stories" will be presented. You will receive a print Study Guide at the workshop.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
November 14, 2018 09:00-16:30

PRC Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 31, 2018

For PRC Committee members and Local Executives only

You will develop knowledge and skills to help you provide information, support and encouragement to members who report Professional Responsibility Concerns, and to engage confidently with management representatives to achieve an effectively functioning PRC Committee. You will also learn how the PRC information that you enter in the DMS can be used to make effective presentations to CEOs and governing Boards. Case studies illustrating effective PRC communication and "success stories" will be presented. You will receive a print Study Guide at the workshop.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport, 2500 48 Ave NE
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Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
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Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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UNA/AHS PRC Information Sessions (Chinook Regional Hospital)
11:00 - 14:00
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OH&S - Basic Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (South Health Campus)
09:00 - 11:00
UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Foothills Medical Centre)
13:30 - 15:30
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UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Royal Alexandra Hospital)
09:30 - 11:30
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Remembrance Day
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UNA Offices Closed
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PRC Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
OH&S - Basic Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Peter Lougheed Centre)
13:00 - 15:00
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How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Parkland Institute Conference - Alberta 2019: Forces of Change
PRC Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Parkland Institute Conference - Alberta 2019: Forces of Change
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Parkland Institute Conference - Alberta 2019: Forces of Change
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Executive Board Meeting
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Executive Board Meeting
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Executive Board Meeting
Engagement & Support ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Executive Board Meeting
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Executive Board Meeting
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UNA South District Meeting
09:00 - 04:30
UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Medicine Hat Regional Hospital)
13:00 - 14:00
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How To Run a Local - Labour Relations ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (University of Alberta Hospital)
09:30 - 12:00
UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital)
13:00 - 15:30
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UNA North District Meeting
UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Grande Prairie + Telehealth Sites)
13:00 - 15:00
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UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Red Deer Regional Hospital)
10:00 - 12:00
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Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Rockyview General Hospital)
13:30 - 15:30
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NOVEMBER 2018
November 01, 2018 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 18, 2018

In this workshop, UNA members will learn about the structure and role of their union, how to identify types of workplace concerns, and what problem-solving processes are available. Through a combination of large and small group discussion, activities, and scenarios, participants will gain knowledge and confidence to address issues at work.

This workshop is designed for new or newly-engaged UNA members who are not Local Executive members. Please bring your (charged) smartphone and download the United Nurses of Alberta mobile app, if possible.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
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Edmonton Office
November 02, 2018 11:00-14:00

UNA/AHS PRC Information Sessions (Chinook Regional Hospital)

Chinook Regional Hospital session times: 1100-1200, 1300-1400. United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have been working together to develop new resources to help UNA members, Managers, and Professional Responsibility Concern Committees identify best practices for each step of the PRC process. The new resources will be launched at a series of joint information sessions at AHS worksites and UNA District meetings across the province. The sessions are open to UNA members and AHS managers. UNA strongly encourages members employed by AHS to attend a session being held at their worksite. Presenters: Sean Chilton, Vice President, Health Professions & Practice, Alberta Health Services, and Heather Smith, President, United Nurses of Alberta.
Room 2C109, County Hall, Chinook Regional Hospital, Lethbridge TeleHealth Information can be found on UNA website.
November 06, 2018 09:00-16:30

OH&S - Basic Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 23, 2018

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.
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport, 2500 48 Ave NE
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Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
November 08, 2018 09:00-11:00

UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (South Health Campus)

South Health Campus session times: 900-1100. United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have been working together to develop new resources to help UNA members, Managers, and Professional Responsibility Concern Committees identify best practices for each step of the PRC process. The new resources will be launched at a series of joint information sessions at AHS worksites and UNA District meetings across the province. The sessions are open to UNA members and AHS managers. UNA strongly encourages members employed by AHS to attend a session being held at their worksite. Presenters: Sean Chilton, Vice President, Health Professions & Practice, Alberta Health Services, and Heather Smith, President, United Nurses of Alberta.
Room 480024, SHC Boardroom, South Health Campus, Calgary
November 08, 2018 13:30-15:30

UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Foothills Medical Centre)

Foothills Medical Centre session times: 1330-1530. United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have been working together to develop new resources to help UNA members, Managers, and Professional Responsibility Concern Committees identify best practices for each step of the PRC process. The new resources will be launched at a series of joint information sessions at AHS worksites and UNA District meetings across the province. The sessions are open to UNA members and AHS managers. UNA strongly encourages members employed by AHS to attend a session being held at their worksite. Presenters: Sean Chilton, Vice President, Health Professions & Practice, Alberta Health Services, and Heather Smith, President, United Nurses of Alberta.
Coombs Theatre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary
November 09, 2018 09:30-11:30

UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Royal Alexandra Hospital)

Royal Alexandra Hospital session times: 0930-1030, 1030-1130. United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have been working together to develop new resources to help UNA members, Managers, and Professional Responsibility Concern Committees identify best practices for each step of the PRC process. The new resources will be launched at a series of joint information sessions at AHS worksites and UNA District meetings across the province. The sessions are open to UNA members and AHS managers. UNA strongly encourages members employed by AHS to attend a session being held at their worksite. Presenters: Sean Chilton, Vice President, Health Professions & Practice, Alberta Health Services, and Heather Smith, President, United Nurses of Alberta.
RLC Theatre, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton
November 11, 2018

Remembrance Day

November 12, 2018

UNA Offices Closed

November 14, 2018 09:00-16:30

PRC Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 31, 2018

For PRC Committee members and Local Executives only

You will develop knowledge and skills to help you provide information, support and encouragement to members who report Professional Responsibility Concerns, and to engage confidently with management representatives to achieve an effectively functioning PRC Committee. You will also learn how the PRC information that you enter in the DMS can be used to make effective presentations to CEOs and governing Boards. Case studies illustrating effective PRC communication and "success stories" will be presented. You will receive a print Study Guide at the workshop.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport, 2500 48 Ave NE
Google Map Link
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
November 14, 2018 09:00-16:30

OH&S - Basic Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 31, 2018

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
November 14, 2018 13:00-15:00

UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Peter Lougheed Centre)

Peter Lougheed Centre session times: 1300-1400, 1400-1500. United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have been working together to develop new resources to help UNA members, Managers, and Professional Responsibility Concern Committees identify best practices for each step of the PRC process. The new resources will be launched at a series of joint information sessions at AHS worksites and UNA District meetings across the province. The sessions are open to UNA members and AHS managers. UNA strongly encourages members employed by AHS to attend a session being held at their worksite. Presenters: Sean Chilton, Vice President, Health Professions & Practice, Alberta Health Services, and Heather Smith, President, United Nurses of Alberta.
Room 1721, Admin Boardroom, Peter Lougheed Centre, Calgary
November 15, 2018 09:00-16:30

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

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 1, 2018

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
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Edmonton Office
November 16-18, 2018

Parkland Institute Conference - Alberta 2019: Forces of Change

Parkland Institute’s 22nd Annual Conference – Alberta 2019: Forces of Change – takes a deep dive into our history, economy, and social conflicts to better understand Alberta’s past, present, and future within Canada, North America, and the world. For more information, visit ParklandConference.ca.
University of Alberta, Edmonton
November 16, 2018 09:00-16:30

PRC Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 2, 2018

For PRC Committee members and Local Executives only

You will develop knowledge and skills to help you provide information, support and encouragement to members who report Professional Responsibility Concerns, and to engage confidently with management representatives to achieve an effectively functioning PRC Committee. You will also learn how the PRC information that you enter in the DMS can be used to make effective presentations to CEOs and governing Boards. Case studies illustrating effective PRC communication and "success stories" will be presented. You will receive a print Study Guide at the workshop.

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
November 19-23, 2018

Executive Board Meeting

United Nurses of Alberta’s four Executive Officers and District Representatives from each of the union’s five Districts sit on the Provincial Executive Board. They are elected at UNA’s Annual General Meeting. Districts are allocated one representative on the Provincial Executive Board for every 1,500 dues-paying members with a minimum of two representatives for each District. The Board is the union’s decision-making body between Annual General Meetings
UNA Provincial Office 700-11150 Jasper Avenue Edmonton Alberta
November 21, 2018 09:00-16:30

Engagement & Support ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 7, 2018

In this workshop, Unit/Office Representatives and Local Executive members will come together to develop their practices in membership outreach, engagement, and support. Through large and small group discussions, activities, and scenarios, participants will identify ways to improve member outreach, to overcome barriers to participation, and to engage members in their local, while gaining a better understanding of the relationship between different local positions. Participants will also identify ways to support members through workplace concerns.

This workshop is designed for Unit/Office Representatives and Local Executive members. Unit/Office Representatives, where possible, should take Know Your Rights before taking this workshop.
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport, 2500 48 Ave NE
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Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
November 28, 2018 09:00-04:30

UNA South District Meeting

UNA Locals are grouped into five geographically based districts – North, North Central, Central, South Central and South. Presidents of UNA locals attend regular District Meetings where they share information, compare challenges and develop strategies.
Clarion Hotel, Medicine Hat
November 28, 2018 13:00-14:00

UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Medicine Hat Regional Hospital)

Medicine Hat Regional Hospital session time: 1300-1400. United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have been working together to develop new resources to help UNA members, Managers, and Professional Responsibility Concern Committees identify best practices for each step of the PRC process. The new resources will be launched at a series of joint information sessions at AHS worksites and UNA District meetings across the province. The sessions are open to UNA members and AHS managers. UNA strongly encourages members employed by AHS to attend a session being held at their worksite. Presenters: Sean Chilton, Vice President, Health Professions & Practice, Alberta Health Services, and Heather Smith, President, United Nurses of Alberta.
Location to be announced.
November 29, 2018 09:00-16:30

How To Run a Local - Labour Relations ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 15, 2018

In this workshop, Local Executives and District Representatives will develop a deeper understanding of the dispute resolution and Duty to Accommodate processes through two interactive scenarios. In the first scenario, participants will explore the Employer investigation meeting process, including the Local’s role and UNA’s legal obligations in advocating for members. This scenario will then take us through the process of filing and resolving a grievance. Scenario two will explore the Employer’s Duty to Accommodate and will walk participants through the typical issues that arise during the accommodation process.

This workshop is designed for Local Executive members and District Representatives. It is one workshop in the three-part How to Run a Local series: Administration, Finance, and Labour Relations.

Please bring your (charged) smartphone and the United Nurses of Alberta mobile app, if possible, or a paper copy of your Collective Agreement.

Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport, 2500 48 Ave NE
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Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
November 30, 2018 09:30-12:00

UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (University of Alberta Hospital)

University of Alberta Hospital session times: 0930-1030, 1100-1200. United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have been working together to develop new resources to help UNA members, Managers, and Professional Responsibility Concern Committees identify best practices for each step of the PRC process. The new resources will be launched at a series of joint information sessions at AHS worksites and UNA District meetings across the province. The sessions are open to UNA members and AHS managers. UNA strongly encourages members employed by AHS to attend a session being held at their worksite. Presenters: Sean Chilton, Vice President, Health Professions & Practice, Alberta Health Services, and Heather Smith, President, United Nurses of Alberta.
Bernard Snell Auditorium, Clinical Sciences Building, 8440 112 St NW, Edmonton
November 30, 2018 13:00-15:30

UNA/AHS PRC Information Session (Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital)

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital session times: 1300-1400, 1430-1530. United Nurses of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have been working together to develop new resources to help UNA members, Managers, and Professional Responsibility Concern Committees identify best practices for each step of the PRC process. The new resources will be launched at a series of joint information sessions at AHS worksites and UNA District meetings across the province. The sessions are open to UNA members and AHS managers. UNA strongly encourages members employed by AHS to attend a session being held at their worksite. Presenters: Sean Chilton, Vice President, Health Professions & Practice, Alberta Health Services, and Heather Smith, President, United Nurses of Alberta.
Bill Black Auditorium, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton