The duration of the agreement is from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020. Members of HSAA/NUPGE acknowledged the province`s tax situation and expressed theiriness not to accept salary increases in the first two years of the contract (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019). However, they were negotiating a wage increase for last year (April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020), with an arbitration procedure that was to be deadlocked in the case of these talks. All HSA members in the public health sector are covered by one of three major collective agreements: the Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act (Bill 9), which was in law on June 20. 2019, suspended and delayed salary arbitration hearings for Alberta 180,000 public service employees who were represented by unions in 24 collective agreements included the HSAA until August, when Janice MacKinnon`s «Report and Recommendations» was presented.   Highlights of this preliminary agreement include 100% coverage of Postive Pressure continuous machines and changes to dental services in the final year of the contract, which will provide significantly greater coverage. In addition, significant progress has been negotiated in balancing work and private life, giving members greater flexibility in planning. If you are unsure of the agreement that covers your job, please contact us. Community social services and private sector employees are subject to three separate agreements: the provisional agreement is now subject to the agreement of the AHS Board of Directors, which is due to meet on 26 and 27 March. Edmonton (March 27, 2018) – Members of the Alberta Health Sciences Association (HSAA/NUPGE) working at Alberta Health Services (AHS) voted to ratify the interim agreement reached on February 24. The new collective agreement provides for improvements in the reconciliation of work and private life, working conditions and benefits.
«It`s about making us look like the cause of all the problems in this province as a medical precursor through the use of the media,» Mike Parker, president of the Alberta Health Sciences Association, said Wednesday. The Alberta Health Sciences Association (HSAA) is a union in Alberta, Canada.  In making a comment, you agree that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish all or part of that comment, in any way that CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not support the views expressed in the comments. Comments on this story are moderated in accordance with our mailing policies. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to comment at any time. Gilchrist`s message indicates that AHS will also seek between 2 and 3 percent of backtracks from other workers, such as registered nurses and general support services. To promote thoughtful and respectful conversations, first names and surnames will appear at each filing at CBC/Radio-Canada`s online communities (except in child and youth-focused communities). Pseudonyms are no longer allowed.
HSAA members are employees in Alberta`s public and private health sectors, such as «ambulance, laboratory technicians, psychologists, pharmacists and respiratory therapists.»  He said it was a starting point for a negotiating position characterized by cost of living, inflation and two years of wage growth of zero percent. In February 2020, consultant Ernst and Young presented his report to Prime Minister Kenney recommending «the allocation of operations, hospital catering services, budget management, laundry, security, laboratory testing.»  The HSAA warned that «the granting of an operation, a hospital food service, budget management, laundry, security, laboratory testing and more will result in greater results in the state coffers.»  [Notes 1] The HSAA stated that «the privatization of laboratory services in Alberta could involve 850 full-time jobs