In response to the circumstances related to COVID-19 and the resulting pandemic planning, UNA and AHS have agreed that ongoing negotiations between UNA and AHS, Covenant Health, Lamont Health Centre and The Bethany Group (Camrose) for the Direct Collective Care Agreement, which expires on March 31, 2020, will be suspended until May 31 inclusive. 2020. Instead of the annual Canadian Union of Shiftworkers (CUPW) BBQ on September 26, 2020 from 0900-1430, they are organizing a food campaign to support the Edmonton Food Bank at the Meadows Recreation Centre, 2704 17 Street, Edmonton and accepting donations. Donate here – > www.canadahelps.org/en/pages/workers-helping-workers/ “Even with these decisions, we must continue to exercise tax restraint and discipline if we enter into new collective bargaining in 2020.” The parties agree to revisit the matter in mid-May to determine whether the agreement still needs to be extended. “However, after the UNA proposed to resume negotiations on November 16, 2020, AHS rejected this proposal and proposed instead that the two bargaining teams meet on March 31, 2021,” the union said. “The UNA rejected the AHS`s position to postpone negotiations until 2021, as well as an offer to postpone the layoffs until that date. What are people saying about the 2020 climate? Look at #Climate2020 “It is unfortunate that we have not reached an agreement with the UNA to continue these agreements in exchange for an extension of the current job security provisions,” the Public Health Agency said. “While we believe we should continue to focus on our response to COVID-19, we accept the union`s response and will work with them to agree on bargaining dates in the coming weeks. The UNA provincial collective agreement expires on March 31, 2020. The ATA agreement expires on 31 August 2020.

Climate 2020 – The degree of devastation is the fourth in our series of important reports on the Paris Agreement on climate change. It gives policy makers, practitioners and interested observers an overview of how the agreement can become a reality. “The UNA believes that layoffs should be postponed until a new collective agreement is reached.” “It is simply not true that the UNA aspires to `indefinite job security,`” he said. “We have proposed that the current letter from Layoff-Letter of Understanding continue until a new collective agreement is reached. The agreement to suspend negotiations was signed on 17 March. The UNA proposed to freeze the negotiations on 12 March. In a statement on its website on Friday, the HSAA said the agreement is accompanied by layoffs for the protection of HSAA until collective bargaining resumes. On 21 February, the UNA tabled a comprehensive treaty proposal addressing all the important concerns identified during negotiations for a new collective agreement in 2020, after little progress was made in January and February towards a new agreement. The AHS rejected this proposed Memorandum of Understanding. The United Nurses of Alberta says it began contract negotiations with AHS this week for a new agreement to replace the current agreement, which expires March 31.

In addition, the letter of understanding #20, Re: Job Security, which also expires on March 31, will be amended to have an expiration date of May 31, 2020. This loU ensures that there will be no dismissal of direct nursing staff under the UNA agreement before the expiry date of the letter. . . .