Nurses reject Alberta Health Services’ proposal to again delay labour talks: Finance minister

Christel Deskins

The United Nurses of Alberta (UNA) has “rejected stability during a pandemic” by demanding labour talks next month, charges Alberta’s finance minister. © Provided by Edmonton Journal Finance Minister Travis Toews. Finance Minister Travis Toews in a Thursday afternoon news release said he is “extremely disappointed” with UNA leadership’s rejection […]

Backus Hospital nurses give notice of possible 2-day strike as union and management differ over personal protective gear, pay and insurance

Christel Deskins

The union representing nurses at Backus Hospital says contract negotiations are painfully slow and put parent company Hartford HealthCare on notice Friday that a brief strike is possible in 10 days. © Cloe Poisson/Hartford Courant/TNS Nurses at Backus Hospital in Norwich have warned of a possible two-day strike. The two […]