Events

Next Upcoming Event

November 27, 2017 - December 01, 2017
Executive Board Meeting
United Nurses of Alberta’s four Executive Officers and District Representatives from each of the union’s five Districts sit on the Provincial Executive Board. They are elected at UNA’s Annual General Meeting. Districts are allocated one representative on the Provincial Executive Board for every 1,500 dues-paying members with a minimum of two representatives for each District. The Board is the union’s decision-making body between Annual General Meetings.
November 27, 2017 - December 01, 2017

Executive Board Meeting

United Nurses of Alberta’s four Executive Officers and District Representatives from each of the union’s five Districts sit on the Provincial Executive Board. They are elected at UNA’s Annual General Meeting. Districts are allocated one representative on the Provincial Executive Board for every 1,500 dues-paying members with a minimum of two representatives for each District. The Board is the union’s decision-making body between Annual General Meetings.
UNA Provincial Office 700-11150 Jasper Avenue Edmonton Alberta
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OH&S Basic Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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OH&S – Basic Workshop ~ Calgary
09:30 - 16:30
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How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Unit/Office Rep Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Remembrance Day
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UNA Offices Closed
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Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Parkland Institute Fall Conference
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Parkland Institute Fall Conference
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Parkland Institute Fall Conference
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How to Run a Local Workshop (Administration) ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
OH&S – Advanced Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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PRC Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
A Plan for Everyone Town Hall
18:30 - 20:00
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OH&S – Advanced Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
CANCELLED Unit/Office Rep Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Executive Board Meeting
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Executive Board Meeting
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Executive Board Meeting
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Executive Board Meeting
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Executive Board Meeting
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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women Commemorative Brunch
10:00 - 13:30
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North Central District Meeting
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South District Meeting
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South Central District Meeting
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NOVEMBER 2017
November 01, 2017 09:00-16:30

OH&S Basic Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 18, 2017

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
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office
November 02, 2017 09:30-16:30

OH&S – Basic Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 18, 2017 For OH&S Committee members only This workshop gives members a basic understanding of how to interpret the Occupational Health andSafety Article in their Collective Agreement and to become familiar with Hazard Assessment forms andSite 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 theirOccupational Health and Safety Committee. Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
Courtyard Calgary Airport ~ 2500 48 Ave NE
November 07, 2017 09:00-16:30

How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 24, 2017

For new Local Executive members only

A chance for new Local Executive members to learn more about themselves and their leadership abilities. This workshop includes a review of the main tools required for Local leadership. Participants will explore barriers to union participation and develop strategies to resolve them. We will look at diversity issues in the workplace and develop communication strategies to facilitate connections with members.
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport 2500 48 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T3J 4V8
November 09, 2017 09:00-16:30

Unit/Office Rep Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 26, 2017

For new Unit/Office Reps only

The Unit Rep Workshop is designed for those who are Unit/Office Representatives and require additional information on the responsibilities of the position. This workshop covers collective agreement interpretation and the responsibilities of the union in representing UNA's membership. This includes, duty to accommodate, duty of fair, Professional Responsibility (PRC), Occupational Health & Safety, grievances and arbitration as well as other topics. Additionally, it also provides an understanding of the services offered, as well as the structure of United Nurses of Alberta.

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 11, 2017

Remembrance Day

November 13, 2017

UNA Offices Closed

November 14, 2017 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: October 31, 2017

The Know Your Rights Workshop offers new members a chance to learn about their union and their rights in the workplace. During the day, participants will explore UNA's relevance to their own lives and understand the goals, philosophy, and functioning of UNA and unions in general. It provides participants with the tools to protect their rights and opportunities to engage more effectively with UNA.

This workshop is geared for NEW UNA members ~ members who have never been active and now may be considering becoming active in their Local. This workshop is basic information and is not designed for current Local Executives. New Local Executive members will benefit more from the How to Run a Local workshops.

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 15, 2017 09:00-16:30

How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 1, 2017

For new Local Executive members only

A chance for new Local Executive members to learn more about themselves and their leadership abilities. This workshop includes a review of the main tools required for Local leadership. Participants will explore barriers to union participation and develop strategies to resolve them. We will look at diversity issues in the workplace and develop communication strategies to facilitate connections with members.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office
November 16, 2017 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 2, 2017

The Know Your Rights Workshop offers new members a chance to learn about their union and their rights in the workplace. During the day, participants will explore UNA's relevance to their own lives and understand the goals, philosophy, and functioning of UNA and unions in general. It provides participants with the tools to protect their rights and opportunities to engage more effectively with UNA.

This workshop is geared for NEW UNA members ~ members who have never been active and now may be considering becoming active in their Local. This workshop is basic information and is not designed for current Local Executives. New Local Executive members will benefit more from the How to Run a Local workshops.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport 2500 48 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T3J 4V8
November 17-19, 2017

Parkland Institute Fall Conference

For more information, visit the Parkland Institute.
University of Alberta
November 21, 2017 09:00-16:30

How to Run a Local Workshop (Administration) ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 7, 2017

For new Local Executive members only

This session introduces new executive members to their role in leading a healthy and active local. The teamwork aspect of local leadership is emphasized. Many of the day-to-day tasks needed to keep the local functioning are addressed. This session is one of only three addressing technology skills. Through online and computer based activities attendees learn about UNA Net's communication and data management system. All attendees are encouraged to ask computer and UNA Net based questions.
UNA Provincial Office, 7th Floor, 11150 Jasper Avenue
Google Map Link
Edmonton Office
November 21, 2017 09:00-16:30

OH&S – Advanced Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 7, 2017

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 effects 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, Calgary, AB T3J 4V8
November 22, 2017 09:00-16:30

PRC Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 8, 2017 For PRC Committee members and Local Executives only. You will develop knowledge and skills to help you provide information, support and encouragement to members who report Professional Responsibility Concerns, and to engage confidently with management representatives to achieve an effectively functioning PRC Committee. You will also learn how the PRC information that you enter in the DMS can be used to make effective presentations to CEOs and governing Boards. Case studies illustrating effective PRC communication and "success stories" will be presented. You will receive a print Study Guide at the workshop. 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 22, 2017 18:30-20:00

A Plan for Everyone Town Hall

Join the Canadian Labour Congress for a timely conversation to explore these questions: How will a universal pharmacare plan help Canadians? What are the advantages or drawbacks? How do we raise awareness about the issue? We want to hear from you. Register now. Space is limited.
Central Lions Recreation Centre 11113 113 St NW Edmonton, AB
November 23, 2017 09:00-16:30

OH&S – Advanced Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 9, 2017

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 effects 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 23, 2017 09:00-16:30

CANCELLED Unit/Office Rep Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: November 9, 2017

For new Unit/Office Reps only

The Unit Rep Workshop is designed for those who are Unit/Office Representatives and require additional information on the responsibilities of the position. This workshop covers collective agreement interpretation and the responsibilities of the union in representing UNA's membership. This includes, duty to accommodate, duty of fair, Professional Responsibility (PRC), Occupational Health & Safety, grievances and arbitration as well as other topics. Additionally, it also provides an understanding of the services offered, as well as the structure of United Nurses of Alberta.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport 2500 48 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T3J 4V8
November 27, 2017 - December 01, 2017

Executive Board Meeting

United Nurses of Alberta’s four Executive Officers and District Representatives from each of the union’s five Districts sit on the Provincial Executive Board. They are elected at UNA’s Annual General Meeting. Districts are allocated one representative on the Provincial Executive Board for every 1,500 dues-paying members with a minimum of two representatives for each District. The Board is the union’s decision-making body between Annual General Meetings.
UNA Provincial Office 700-11150 Jasper Avenue Edmonton Alberta