Month: April 2020

Three health-care unions and AHS reach understanding on temporary deployments

As COVID-19 outbreaks in continuing-care emerge, Alberta’s public-sector health-care heroes are being called to stand with their fellow workers in private care and help stop the spread where it’s most aggressive. Yesterday (April 23), the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA), the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) and United Nurses of Alberta (UNA) negotiated an agreement with Alberta Health Services (AHS) setting the parameters for this temporary redeployment of staff. Today, the three unions representing…

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