“By insulting Alberta nurses and refusing to delay a government plan to fire at least 750 nurses under a new collective agreement, Mr. Toews is creating a great deal of insecurity in the health care system.” These agreements contained provisions to delay layoffs. The AHS`s latest offer included this provision and extended it until March 31, but the union wants to postpone all redundancies until a new agreement is reached. “It is simply wrong that the ADF is seeking to ensure indeterminate job security,” he said. We have proposed that the current agreement continue until a new collective agreement is reached. The agreement to suspend negotiations was signed on 17 March. The ADF proposed freezing the negotiations on 12 March. After negotiations in January and February with little progress towards a new provincial collective agreement, the ALA today presented the Memorandum of Understanding during the negotiations. The AAA is awaiting a response from the Alberta Health Service.

On 17 March, the AHS bargaining committee received its instructions and the ADA and AHS were able to conclude the agreement that the union had proposed five days earlier. “The ADF believes that any redundancies should be postponed until a new collective agreement is established.” On Friday, Toews issued a statement stating that AHS and the Alberta Health Sciences Association had reached an agreement to extend collective bargaining until March 31, 2021. 26 years old. February 2020 Comments Off on UNA proposes an agreement with AHS to address all major concerns filed in the reports of MacKinnon and Ernst and Young local AA reports, who presented a comprehensive draft memorandum of understanding that takes into account all the important concerns identified in negotiations on a new collective agreement for 2020 on 21 February, after little progress was made in January and February towards a new agreement. AHS rejected the proposed Memorandum of Understanding. Also an injunction ordering the employer to meet and make every reasonable effort to enter into a collective agreement. In addition, the letter of stuttering, which also expires on March 31, will be #20, Re: Job Security, which also expires on March 31, so that it has an expiration date until May 31, 2020. This loU ensures that there will be no dismissal of Direct Nursing staff under the ADA agreement until the letter expires. “The ADF believes that any redundancies should be postponed until a new collective agreement is established,” he said. “AHS has said it will not agree to postpone redundancies until a new agreement is reached.” “It is regrettable that we have not been able to reach an agreement with the ADF to continue these agreements in exchange for an extension of the current workplace safety provisions,” the Health Authority said.

“While we feel we should stay focused on our COVID 19 response, we accept the union`s response and will work with them to plan negotiations in the coming weeks.” The Memorandum of Understanding presented today addresss both the stated concerns of the Alberta government and health services and treats Alberta nurses fairly,” he said. The parties agreed to re-examine the issue in mid-May to determine whether the agreement still needs to be renewed. UNA, AHS, Covenant Health, Lamont Health Care Centre and Bethany Group (Camrose) are parties to a collective agreement lasting from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020. The complaint also argues that these measures are contrary to the provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, including the right to be represented by a union in collective bargaining.