March 6/19 Dinner/Guest Speaker

We will not be having a Local Meeting on Wednesday March 6, 2019.

The Local 1 Executive will be hosting a catered dinner with guest speaker Tom Gallagher.

Who: Any Local 1 Member who wishes to attend and did not attend the dinner on November 7, 2018.

What: Tom will be speaking about ‘conflict in the workplace’.

When: Wednesday March 6, 2019 6:30pm to 8:30pm (there will be some time for questions after)
6-6:30pm – Arrive
6:30pm – Buffet Starts
7pm – Guest Speaker

Where: The Courtyard Marriott – Address is 2500 48 Ave. NE (North of McKnight Blvd just off of Barlow Trail)

RSVP: Please email the Local with your name and unit/area if you are interested in attending this event.

There is limited space for this event so attendance will be on a ‘first come first serve’ basis. We will confirm your attendance once we receive your email

Provinical Board Meeting Feb. 2019

Happy New Year!!

Local 1 is funding 2 General Members to attend the upcoming UNA Provincial Board Meeting in February, 2019. The Executive Board Meeting will commence on February 20th starting at 1 PM and will continue to February 22nd, until approximately 2 PM. The meeting is held at the UNA Provincial Office in Edmonton.

You will be paid to attend and/or receive salary continuance if you have to take any LOA’s.  Additional funding covers travel, hotel and meals (as per UNA Policy).

Preference will be given to members who have not attended an Executive Board Meeting in 2018.

If you are interested in attending, please email the Local at

The deadline to submit your ballot is January 22nd, 2019 at 2200hrs.

Winners and alternates will be announced on January 23rd, 2019.

In Solidarity,

Your Local 1 Executive

Dec 5/18 Local 1 Meeting/Election

Our Local 1 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday December 5, 2018 from 1545 hours to 1800 hours in the PLC Auditorium. There will be an election, food and door prizes!

Positions up for election this year are:

Vice President – 2 year term
Treasurer – 2 year term
OH&S Committee – 1 position required – 2 year term
PRC Committee – 2 positions required – 2 year term
Membership Secretary – 2 year term

Deadline for your completed nomination form is Tuesday November 27, 2018 by 1600 hours. Please submit your Local Executive Nomination Forms by either email to or through hospital inter-department mail addressed to UNA Local 1. It is your responsibility to confirm with the Local Executive that we have received your completed form.

Thank you!

Nov 7/2018 UNA Local 1 meeting

There will be no regular UNA Local 1 meeting at PLC on Nov. 7/18 Wednesday. Instead there will be a catered dinner with guest speaker Tom Gallagher for those UNA members interested in attending and have emailed their Local 1 executive for a spot.

Where: The 3rd floor of UNA SARO office. 300-1422 Kensington Road NW.

When: 630pm-830pm. Please arrive before 630pm as dinner will be served then.

You attendance will be confirmed via email from your Local 1 Executive.