December 14, 2018
EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has ratified a three-year collective agreement with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) Auxiliary Nursing.
The three-year retroactive agreement expires on March 31, 2020, and sets out terms and conditions for the diverse group of employees, which includes licensed practical nurses and health care aides who provide care in AHS hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
“We are pleased to reach an agreement that recognizes the important role these employees play in the delivery of patient- and family-centred care at AHS,” says Todd Gilchrist, Vice President, People, Legal & Privacy.
The agreement includes a salary freeze for two years with a requirement to negotiate wages in the third year.
Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.
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