In an email sent out yesterday, Sean Chilton, the vice-president of people, health professions, and information technology at Alberta Health Services, told non-union exempt employees (NUEE) that they they’re getting a raise this year. A copy of that email was sent to The Alberta Worker. Non-unionized employees include a wide range of employees, from administrative […]
Fort Saskatchewan nurses win new contract
Their previous contract expired nearly 3 years ago.
Lethbridge EMS responded to the highest number of drug-related events during February 2023 than in any other February over the last 6 years, continuing a 8-month trend of rising numbers.
5 other hospitals in the province had their hospital emergency departments closed last month, and another lost ambulatory care.
The 2023–2024 Alberta budget shows that the UCP increased health spending by $1.25 billion less than needed for inflation and population growth.
The private company recently won the contract to provide lab testing in Alberta. It wanted to replace its new workers’ pension plans with an RRSP. But the labour relations board said no.
Lethbridge EMS responded to the highest number of drug-related events during January 2023 than in any other January over the last 6 years, continuing a 6-month trend of rising numbers.
A 10th community lost its ambulatory care service.
Lethbridge doctors are responsible for 77 more people than they were 3 years ago.
CUPE trying to unionize 45 care workers
The owner tried to get rid of the unionized workers when they contracted out to a third party, but the tables may have turned.