Events

Next Upcoming Event

November 18, 2019 12:00-13:00
Info-picket at St. Paul Health Centre
UNA members are encouraged to join their co-workers at an information-picket in support of collective bargaining rights and against cuts to public services. Members are encouraged to join the info-picket on their non-work time or coffee and lunch breaks.
November 18, 2019 12:00-13:00

Info-picket at St. Paul Health Centre

UNA members are encouraged to join their co-workers at an information-picket in support of collective bargaining rights and against cuts to public services. Members are encouraged to join the info-picket on their non-work time or coffee and lunch breaks.
St. Paul Health Centre; 4713 48 Ave, St. Paul
NOVEMBER 2019
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Fall Labour School (Edmonton & District Labour Council)
08:00 - 12:00
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Know Your Rights ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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How to Run A Local Workshop - Administration ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
OH&S - Advanced Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Remembrance Day (UNA Offices Closed)
12
How to Run A Local Workshop - Administration ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
13
OH&S - Advanced Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
Info-picket at the Devon General Hospital
11:30 - 13:00
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CANCELLED PRC Workshop ~ Calgary
How To Run a Local - Labour Relations ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Info-picket at St. Paul Health Centre
12:00 - 13:00
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Demand Setting Meeting
08:30 - 16:00
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Demand Setting Meeting
08:30 - 16:00
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Demand Setting Meeting
08:30 - 16:00
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Engagement & Support ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
PRC Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Engagement & Support ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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30
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How To Run a Local - Labour Relations ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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NOVEMBER 2019
November 07, 2019 09:00-16:30

How to Run A Local Workshop - Administration ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 24, 2019

For new Local Executive members only

In this workshop, Local Executives will learn key components of a functioning Local, including strategic planning, meeting best-practices, and new member orientation. Through small and large-group discussion, activities, and even a mock meeting, participants will explore Local Executive roles, mentorship and coaching, and UNA’s Constitution, Policies, and Procedures.

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.
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport, 2500 48 Ave NE
Google Map Link
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
November 07, 2019 09:00-16:30

OH&S - Advanced Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 24, 2019

For OH&S Committee members only.

Completion of the OH&S Basic workshop also required.

In this workshop participants will expand on what they learned in the BASIC OH&S workshop. Participants will become familiar with the OH&S Act, Regulations and Code with hands on exercises. You will leave this Workshop with the knowledge to know where to look in the legislation to address your concerns. We will also discuss Imminent Danger and how this legislation affects you, your co-workers and managements responsibilities.

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 08, 2019 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: Oct 25, 2019

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.
November 11, 2019

Remembrance Day (UNA Offices Closed)

November 12, 2019 09:00-16:30

How to Run A Local Workshop - Administration ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 29, 2019

For new Local Executive members only

In this workshop, Local Executives will learn key components of a functioning Local, including strategic planning, meeting best-practices, and new member orientation. Through small and large-group discussion, activities, and even a mock meeting, participants will explore Local Executive roles, mentorship and coaching, and UNA’s Constitution, Policies, and Procedures.

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.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office
November 13, 2019 09:00-16:30

OH&S - Advanced Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 30, 2019

For OH&S Committee members only.

Completion of the OH&S Basic workshop also required.

In this workshop participants will expand on what they learned in the BASIC OH&S workshop. Participants will become familiar with the OH&S Act, Regulations and Code with hands on exercises. You will leave this Workshop with the knowledge to know where to look in the legislation to address your concerns. We will also discuss Imminent Danger and how this legislation affects you, your co-workers and managements responsibilities.

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
Google Map Link
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
November 13, 2019 11:30-13:00

Info-picket at the Devon General Hospital

UNA members are encouraged to join their co-workers at an information-picket in support of collective bargaining rights and against cuts to public services. Members are encouraged to join the info-picket on their non-work time or coffee and lunch breaks.
Devon General Hospital, 101 Erie St S, Devon (picket along Devonian Way and Highway 60)
November 14, 2019

CANCELLED PRC Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 31, 2019

For PRC Committee members and Local Executives only

In this workshop, PRC Committee members and Local Executives will learn about each step of the PRC process, including the recommended best practices at each step, the role of PRC Committee representatives, why the PRC process is important, and what compels nurses to speak up for patient safety. Through small and large-group discussion and activities you will develop the knowledge and skills to help you support members who report Professional Responsibility Concerns (PRC), and to engage confidently with management representatives to achieve an effectively functioning PRC Committee.

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
Google Map Link
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
November 14, 2019 09:00-16:30

How To Run a Local - Labour Relations ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 31, 2019

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.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office
November 18, 2019 12:00-13:00

Info-picket at St. Paul Health Centre

UNA members are encouraged to join their co-workers at an information-picket in support of collective bargaining rights and against cuts to public services. Members are encouraged to join the info-picket on their non-work time or coffee and lunch breaks.
St. Paul Health Centre; 4713 48 Ave, St. Paul
November 19, 2019 08:30 - November 21, 2019 16:00

Demand Setting Meeting

November 26, 2019 09:00-16:30

Engagement & Support ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 12, 2019

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
Google Map Link
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
November 26, 2019 09:00-16:30

PRC Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 12, 2019

For PRC Committee members and Local Executives only

In this workshop, PRC Committee members and Local Executives will learn about each step of the PRC process, including the recommended best practices at each step, the role of PRC Committee representatives, why the PRC process is important, and what compels nurses to speak up for patient safety. Through small and large-group discussion and activities you will develop the knowledge and skills to help you support members who report Professional Responsibility Concerns (PRC), and to engage confidently with management representatives to achieve an effectively functioning PRC Committee.

Please bring your (charged) smartphone and the United Nurses of Alberta mobile app, if possible, or a paper copy of your Collective Agreement.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office
November 28, 2019 09:00-16:30

Engagement & Support ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 14, 2019

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.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office