Events

Next Upcoming Event

November 30, 2021 09:00-16:30
Know Your Rights
**This is a full-day online hybrid workshop, where a portion of the day is on Zoom and a portion is self-directed. Participants are eligible for provincial funding if they are general members (not Local exec) who have not attended Know Your Rights previously. The Zoom link and schedule will be sent via email the day before.**

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 discussions and activities, 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 have your (charged) smartphone available and download the United Nurses of Alberta mobile app, if possible.
November 30, 2021 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights

**This is a full-day online hybrid workshop, where a portion of the day is on Zoom and a portion is self-directed. Participants are eligible for provincial funding if they are general members (not Local exec) who have not attended Know Your Rights previously. The Zoom link and schedule will be sent via email the day before.**

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 discussions and activities, 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 have your (charged) smartphone available and download the United Nurses of Alberta mobile app, if possible.
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HTRL Finance
09:00 - 16:30
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Unit/Office Rep Orientation
09:00 - 11:00
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Taking Action Parts 1 & 2
13:00 - 16:30
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Taking Action Parts 3 & 4
13:00 - 16:30
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HTRL Administration
09:00 - 16:30
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Parkland Institute Conference
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Parkland Institute Conference
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Parkland Institute Conference
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Unit/Office Rep Orientation
13:00 - 15:00
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Self Care workshop
09:00 - 12:00
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Know Your Rights
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights
09:00 - 16:30
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HTRL Labour Relations
09:00 - 16:30
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Working with Members in Distress
13:00 - 16:00
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HTRL Labour Relations
09:00 - 16:30
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NOVEMBER 2021
November 04, 2021 09:00-16:30

HTRL Finance

In this workshop, Local Executives (not just the Treasurer!) will learn about the main tasks in managing Local finances including budgeting, making payments, and reviewing financial statements. This hybrid workshop will consist of an in-class portion (via Zoom) and self-directed online modules for participants to complete. The schedule for the day as well as the Zoom link will be sent to registrants a few days ahead of the workshop. Both the online modules and the in-class portion must be completed to receive Provincial funding for this workshop.

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 can access hour Local’s financial information on DMS.
November 09, 2021 09:00-11:00

Unit/Office Rep Orientation

For: all Unit/Office Representatives or members considering becoming a Unit/Office Representative.

Participants will learn about the role of the Unit/Office Rep, communication within UNA, and available resources.
November 15, 2021 13:00-16:30

Taking Action Parts 1 & 2

For: Unit/Office Reps, Local Execs, and Executive Board members

Participants will learn about key starting steps in building a strong foundation for collective action and will consider how to have issue-based conversations.
November 16, 2021 13:00-16:30

Taking Action Parts 3 & 4

For: Unit/Office Reps, Local Execs, and Executive Board members.

Building off parts 1 & 2, participants will discuss strategies for member engagement in actions. They will examine types of actions/pressures, escalating actions, and the components of a successful action. Where possible, please take parts 1 & 2 prior to this workshop.
November 18, 2021 09:00-16:30

HTRL Administration

In this workshop, Local Executives will learn the key components of a functioning Local, including strategic planning, meeting best-practices, and executive roles and responsibilities. This hybrid workshop will consist of an in-class portion (via Zoom) and self-directed online modules for participants to complete. The schedule for the day as well as the Zoom link will be sent to registrants a few days ahead of the workshop. Both the online modules and the in-class portion must be completed to receive Provincial funding for this workshop.

This workshop is designed for Local Executive members and is provincially funded for Local Execs who have not taken it previously. 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 can access your Local’s information on DMS.
November 19-21, 2021

Parkland Institute Conference

More information will be available soon.
November 23, 2021 13:00-15:00

Unit/Office Rep Orientation

For: all Unit/Office Representatives or members considering becoming a Unit/Office Representative.

Participants will learn about the role of the Unit/Office Rep, communication within UNA, and available resources.
November 25, 2021 09:00-12:00

Self Care workshop

For: all UNA members, including Local Executives.

The objective of this workshop is to provide basic information on types of stress/anxiety, its effects on nurses and how to develop some basic self care strategies. It is grounded in evidenced based practices and utilizes experiential learning activities, so be ready to explore personal well being.
November 30, 2021 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights

**This is a full-day online hybrid workshop, where a portion of the day is on Zoom and a portion is self-directed. Participants are eligible for provincial funding if they are general members (not Local exec) who have not attended Know Your Rights previously. The Zoom link and schedule will be sent via email the day before.**

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 discussions and activities, 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 have your (charged) smartphone available and download the United Nurses of Alberta mobile app, if possible.