Month: November 2017

Bill 30 makes significant progress towards safety, fairness for workers

Paramedics granted same protection as other first responders Media Release November 28, 2017 Alberta workplaces will be safer and injured workers will be treated with more fairness when Bill 30 is passed, says the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA), the union of health-care professionals. “The legislation introduced today is a significant step towards improving workplaces. HSAA and the labour movement have been fighting for changes like these for many years. This is a day to…

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Ambulance Crisis Leads Paramedics to Demand More Resources

Up to 40 paramedics in uniform will gather at the Legislature in Edmonton tomorrow to demand the provincial government provide more resources to front-line emergency care. “Ambulance resources are in crisis in Alberta. Far too often, Albertans experiencing a health-care emergency are being forced to wait far too long to get the help they need and deserve,” says Mike Parker, president of the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA), the union that represents about 25,000 health-care…

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