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September 25, 2018 09:00-16:30
CANCELLED: How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Edmonton
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 11, 2018

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.
September 25, 2018 09:00-16:30

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

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 11, 2018

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
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How to Run a Local Workshop (Administration) ~ Calgary
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How to Run a Local Workshop (Administration) ~ Edmonton
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Grievance Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Labour Day (UNA Offices Closed)
Labour Day BBQ (Calgary)
11:00 - 14:00
Labour Day BBQ (Lethbridge)
11:00 - 15:00
Labour Day BBQ (Medicine Hat)
11:00 - 14:00
Labour Day BBQ (Fort McMurray)
11:00 - 15:00
Labour Day BBQ (Edmonton)
11:30 - 15:30
Labour Day BBQ (Red Deer)
11:30 - 13:30
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Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Medicine Hat
09:00 - 16:30
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Treasurers’ Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Executive Board Meeting
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Executive Board Meeting
Unit/Office Rep Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Executive Board Meeting
Treasurers’ Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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South District Meeting
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South Central District Meeting
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CANCELLED: How to Run A Local Workshop (Member Engagement) ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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North District Meeting
Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Calgary
09:00 - 16:30
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Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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Unit/Office Rep Workshop ~ Edmonton
09:00 - 16:30
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SEPTEMBER 2018
September 03, 2018

Labour Day (UNA Offices Closed)

September 03, 2018 11:00-14:00

Labour Day BBQ (Calgary)

Calgary and District Labour Council Labour Day BBQ BBQ Live Music, Free Food, Family Event, Book Give-away Contact: Alex Shevalier at 403-262-2390 or president@thecdlc.ca
Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave. SE, Calgary
September 03, 2018 11:00-15:00

Labour Day BBQ (Lethbridge)

Lethbridge District Labour Council BBQ, Bouncy Castles, Face Painting and Live Entertainment. Contact: Krysty Munns at 403-393-2688 or munnsk@gmail.com
Kinsmen Park - 1009 - 9th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB
September 03, 2018 11:00-14:00

Labour Day BBQ (Medicine Hat)

Medicine Hat District Labour Council BBQ. Contact: Sharon Stolv at wyett@telus.net
Riverside Veterans' Memorial Park (1st Street and 6 Avenue SE)
September 03, 2018 11:00-15:00

Labour Day BBQ (Fort McMurray)

Wood Buffalo District Labour Council BBQ and Rubber Duck Race. Contact: Kyle Murphy at 587-876-3356 or Woodlandbuffalo.lc@gmail.com
Snye Point Park, Fort McMurray
September 03, 2018 11:30-15:30

Labour Day BBQ (Edmonton)

Edmonton District Labour Council BBQ, Live Entertainment and Family Activities Contact: Greg Mady at 780-474-4747 or office@edlc.ca
Giovanni Caboto Park, 95 Street and 109 Ave, Edmonton
September 03, 2018 11:30-13:30

Labour Day BBQ (Red Deer)

Red Deer District Labour Council BBQ, Live Entertainment, Rosie The Clown, Crafts and Sidewalk Chalk. Contact: Karen Reay at 403-391-4242 or kreay@telus.net
51 Street between 49 Avenue and 50 Avenue, Red Deer
September 06, 2018 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Medicine Hat

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: August 23, 2018

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.
Medicine Hat Labour Hall, 2055 Saamis Drive NW
September 07, 2018 09:00-16:30

Treasurers’ Workshop ~ Edmonton

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: August 24, 2018

For new Local Executive members only

This session introduces the new Treasurer to the responsibilities and tools needed to maintain accurate financial records. Understanding and using the messages sent to the Local from Centralized Accounting is emphasized. Treasurers are given steps for authorizing and monitoring the expenditure of Local money and time is taken with the budget process. This session is one of only three addressing technology skills. Hands-on activities are included that help Treasurers develop competent FirstClass and DMS skills. 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
September 10-12, 2018

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
September 11, 2018 09:00-16:30

Unit/Office Rep Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: August 28, 2018

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
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Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
September 12, 2018 09:00-16:30

Treasurers’ Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: August 29, 2018

For new Local Executive members only

This session introduces the new Treasurer to the responsibilities and tools needed to maintain accurate financial records. Understanding and using the messages sent to the Local from Centralized Accounting is emphasized. Treasurers are given steps for authorizing and monitoring the expenditure of Local money and time is taken with the budget process. This session is one of only three addressing technology skills. Hands-on activities are included that help Treasurers develop competent FirstClass and DMS skills. All attendees are encouraged to ask computer and UNA Net based questions.
Southern Alberta Regional Office, 3rd Floor, 1422 Kensington Road NW
Google Map Link
Southern Alberta Regional Office
September 18, 2018 09:00-16:30

Know Your Rights Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 4, 2018

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
Google Map Link
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
September 19, 2018

South District Meeting

UNA Locals are grouped into five geographically based districts – North, North Central, Central, South Central and South. Presidents of UNA locals attend regular District Meetings where they share information, compare challenges and develop strategies.
September 20, 2018

South Central District Meeting

UNA Locals are grouped into five geographically based districts – North, North Central, Central, South Central and South. Presidents of UNA locals attend regular District Meetings where they share information, compare challenges and develop strategies.
September 25, 2018 09:00-16:30

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

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 11, 2018

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
September 26, 2018

North District Meeting

UNA Locals are grouped into five geographically based districts – North, North Central, Central, South Central and South. Presidents of UNA locals attend regular District Meetings where they share information, compare challenges and develop strategies.
September 26, 2018 09:00-16:30

Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 12, 2018

The "Dealing With Abuse" workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the various types of workplace abuse and that abuse in any form is unacceptable. It will also encourage participants to take appropriate action if they are the targets of abuse, to provide support to co-workers who have been abused, and to provide participants with the tools to advocate for the prevention of workplace abuse.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport, 2500 48 Ave NE
Google Map Link
Courtyard Marriott Calgary Airport
September 27, 2018 09:00-16:30

Dealing With Abuse Workshop ~ Calgary

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 13, 2018

The "Dealing With Abuse" workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the various types of workplace abuse and that abuse in any form is unacceptable. It will also encourage participants to take appropriate action if they are the targets of abuse, to provide support to co-workers who have been abused, and to provide participants with the tools to advocate for the prevention of workplace abuse.

Please bring your copy of the collective agreement with you to this workshop.
Grey Eagle Casino, 3779 Grey Eagle Drive
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Grey Eagle Casino