Nursing workers employed by Carewest have been without a contract for almost 2.5 years, and the employer is proposing 2 years of wage freezes, after 3 years of freezes in the last contract.
One other community had lost ambulatory care.
Earlier this week, the Alberta Labour Relations Board released their latest new applications report and in it was a new application for unionization. The application was submitted on 28 October 2022 by Local 955 of the International Union of Operating Engineers. They’re applying for union certification for a group of 6 hydrovac workers employed by […]
If successful, this will be the 7th facility unionized by United Nurses of Alberta under this employer.
This is the fourth unionization effort from CUPE this year.
The number of registered physicians in Lethbridge is at its lowest level since 2017.
Lethbridge EMS responded to the second lowest number of drug-related events during August 2022 than in any other August over the last 5 years, but the number of drug responses have increased in each of the last three months.
The Fort Saskatchewan workers have been without a contract for 3.5 years.
Alberta saw an increase of 277 physician registrations in the third quarter of 2022. The 1.6% increase over the previous year is the second lowest increase since 2016.
This is the third unionization effort from CUPE this year.