UNA App recognized as most innovative online tool at national labour communications awards

United Nurses of Alberta is proud to have received an award from the Canadian Association of Labour Media for the union's popular mobile App. The App was recognized by a panel of five judges with the Most Innovative Online Tool Award

The awards recognizing excellence in labour communications across Canada were presented at the annual CALM conference on May 11, 2018 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The UNA App now gives members access to electronic membership cards. Members can access the electronic cards when they sign in to their UNANet accounts through the app. A DMS account can be created simply by using the App to scan the QR code on a your paper membership card.

The new Report a Concern section makes it easy for members and duespayers alike to identify professional responsibility and occupational health and safety concerns, and to raise questions about their collective agreements.

A new push notifications feature has been added to the Apple App to give updates on the status of expense claims, leaves of absence requests, and other related items.

The UNA App continues to provide instant access to all UNA collective agreements; Spotlights, which outline contract areas where members experience particular problems; resources, which include policies, procedures and guides; the latest news, updated automatically when the UNA website is updated; and secure entry for local executives to UNA’s membership database.

The UNA app can be downloaded in the Apple App store and on Google Play for Android devices.