The Union of Healthcare Professionals
The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) is a labour union representing close to 23,000 paramedical technical, professional and general support employees in the public and private health-care sectors of Alberta, Canada. HSAA maintains a head office in Edmonton and an office in Calgary.
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A looming deadline for a $3-billion contract for medical lab services in the Edmonton area is pushing the NDP into a corner when it comes to public versus private health care in Alberta. "It is a huge file that they need to get on top of really early on," says Elisabeth Ballermann with the Health Sciences Association of Alberta, which represents 1,200 employees at hospitals and private medical laboratories across Edmonton.
Christine Chambers was acclaimed as the Central District board member on June 17, 2015.
On behalf of the 24,000 members of the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA), we extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family of Const. Dan Woodall, who lost his life in the line of duty recently. We also offer our support to Sgt. Jason Harley, who was injured in the same incident.
This is a brief update concerning a resolution conference that was held on May 20, 2015, at the ALRB. All parties in these proceedings (AUPE, UNA, AHS, HSAA and Mr. Lyle Kanee, Q.C., Vice Chair, ALRB) were in attendance.
NOTE: Due to recent changes to the Travel Expenses Article (Article 20) at this round of bargaining, the interpretation of the new language found in 20.02 (f) is under dispute with the Employer and a policy grievance has been filed (click on "Read More" for instructions on how to be added to this grievance).