“It’s no coincidence the UCP passed Bill 32 to try to silence unions from speaking out about the dangers of privatizing health care at the precise time they are going full steam ahead with privatization.” — UNA First Vice-President Danielle Larivee
Letter of Understanding #20, Re: Job Security, which also originally expired on March 31 and will now continue in effect until October 15, guarantees there will be no layoffs of Direct Nursing employees represented by UNA under the agreement until the letter’s expiry date.
“Workers, especially health care workers, should never be pushed to work when they feel sick.” — Danielle Larivee, First Vice-President, United Nurses of Alberta
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.
UNA is the union for more than 30,000 Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and allied health workers.
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