It says that in addition to the wage freeze, the government wants to reduce wage premiums for higher education workers, eliminate the days off for part-time workers and reduce overtime and bonuses for work nights, nights and weekends. When employers change workers` days off or positions without 14 days` notice, overtime must be paid. Section 7.04 of the national collective agreement is… [more] The United Nurses of Alberta says it began contract negotiations with AHS this week to replace the current contract, which expires on March 31. In accordance with Section 58 of the Municipal Elections Act, workers are entitled to three consecutive hours to vote on Election Day. The municipal elections are at the order of the… [more] “We are very concerned about the behavior of this government in these negotiations,” Harrigan said in a statement on Wednesday. The union that represents registered nurses in the province says Alberta Health Services is calling for a four-year wage freeze and a withdrawal of other payments. AHS says its proposal adapts compensation to the economic realities Alberta faces and the need to maximize health care for services to people in the communities it serves. Learn more about some of the most common issues in the nurses` collective agreement. UNA produces a collection of Spotlight posters that showcase important items from your collective agreement. AA A.A.

Director of Labour Relations David Harrigan says the government appears to be looking for ideas for Ontario. Harrigan says the next hearings have been set for January 30 and 31. Under Article 19 of the ADF National Collective Agreement, workers are not required to report to work protection for interviews or medical examinations… [more] The union represents more than 30,000 registered psychiatric nurses. The union`s president, Heather Smith, says the last time the government lobbied for such backtracking was in 1988, when nurses went on a national strike. AAA members should be aware of the rules for monitoring health aids, such as those of the university and the Registered Nurses Association… [more] The union says the AHS bargaining committee says its proposal is based on what it calls the Ontario West standard. READ MORE: The results of Alberta`s arbitration do not lead to any wage increases in cases involving A.A. and ATA “Our proposal reflects the need for compensation more narrowly focused on comparable provinces, while ensuring that employees are fair, competitive and paid in a tax-responsible manner,” the AHS said in an email Wednesday.