Events

Next Upcoming Event

October 16, 2019 09:00-16:30
OH&S - Basic Workshop ~ Calgary
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 2, 2019

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.
October 16, 2019 09:00-16:30

OH&S - Basic Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 2, 2019

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
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How to Run a Local - Finance ~ Grande Prairie
09:00 - 16:30
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North District Meeting
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Central District Meeting
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How to Run a Local - Finance ~ Camrose
09:00 - 16:30
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Engagement & Support ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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OH&S - Basic Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Engagement & Support ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Thanksgiving (UNA Offices Closed)
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Deadline: UNA Education Scholarship
16:30
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OH&S - Basic Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
PRC Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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UNA Annual General Meeting
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UNA Annual General Meeting
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UNA Annual General Meeting
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Fall Labour School (Edmonton & District Labour Council)
08:00 - 12:00
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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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OCTOBER 2019
October 01, 2019 09:00-16:30

How to Run a Local - Finance ~ Grande Prairie

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 17, 2019

For Local Executives only

In this workshop, Local Executives and District Representatives will learn the main tasks in managing finances at the Local and District level. Whether you are the Treasurer or have a different Executive role, it is important to understand your Local’s finances. Through hands-on learning with UNA’s Data Management System, participants will become more confident in reading Local financial documents, preparing budgets, and entering and approving payments through individual expense claims and payee creation.

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 ensure you have a UNANet account and bring your DMS username and password.
Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre, 11633 100th Street
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Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre
October 02, 2019

North District Meeting

Pomeroy Inn, Grande Prairie
October 03, 2019

Central District Meeting

Best Western, Camrose
October 04, 2019 09:00-16:30

How to Run a Local - Finance ~ Camrose

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 18, 2019

For Local Executives only

In this workshop, Local Executives and District Representatives will learn the main tasks in managing finances at the Local and District level. Whether you are the Treasurer or have a different Executive role, it is important to understand your Local’s finances. Through hands-on learning with UNA’s Data Management System, participants will become more confident in reading Local financial documents, preparing budgets, and entering and approving payments through individual expense claims and payee creation.

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 ensure you have a UNANet account and bring your DMS username and password.
Camrose Resort Casino, 3201 48 Ave
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Camrose Resort Casino
October 08, 2019 09:00-16:30

Engagement & Support ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 24, 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
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Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
October 09, 2019 09:00-16:30

OH&S - Basic Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 25, 2019

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
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Edmonton Office
October 10, 2019 09:00-16:30

Engagement & Support ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 26, 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
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Edmonton Office
October 14, 2019

Thanksgiving (UNA Offices Closed)

October 15, 2019 16:30

Deadline: UNA Education Scholarship

Completed applications must be received at the UNA Provincial Office no later than 4:30 pm, October 15, 2013. Digital or faxed applications will not be accepted. Copies of the application form can be found on UNA's website.
October 16, 2019 09:00-16:30

OH&S - Basic Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 2, 2019

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
October 16, 2019 09:00-16:30

PRC Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 2, 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
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Edmonton Office
October 22-24, 2019

UNA Annual General Meeting

More information coming soon.
October 26, 2019 08:00 - October 27, 2019 12:00

Fall Labour School (Edmonton & District Labour Council)

Knowledge and education empowers workers, equips them with the skills and confidence to mobilize others, and strengthens their ability to respond to critical issues like job security, wages, working conditions and the preservation of our social programs. Change happens regardless of what we do about it. In a world where change is an inevitable constant, ongoing or life-long learning is the key to coping with this changing world and workplace. The fall school we will be offering the following courses: Basic Shop Steward, Advanced Shop Steward, Duty To Accommodate, Indigenous History & Rights, Unions in the Age of Austerity, 1919: The Great Labour Revolt, Train the Trainer - Domestic Violence. Visit edmontonlabour.ca to register.
Concordia University of Edmonton, 7128 Ada Blvd NW, Edmonton
October 29, 2019 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 15, 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.
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport, 2500 48 Ave NE
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Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
October 31, 2019 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 17, 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.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office