Local 196 serves the Edmonton Zone in Community. This includes the City of Edmonton; the City of St. Albert and Sturgeon County; Sherwood Park and Strathcona County; Leduc and Leduc County.
To assist the staff serving in the community, Local 196 depends on a dedicated group of Office Representatives working out of over 40 offices to provide a cohesive service over a large geographic area.
Local 196 represents multiple specialties including, but not limited to:
Community Care Access
Regional Continuing Care
Regional Mental Health
Health Link Alberta
The mission of UNA Local 196 is to recognize and represent our diverse membership by serving as a knowledgeable resource through effective communication and accountability.
UNA Local 196 strives to create and maintain an active and engaged membership. This will be demonstrated by increased attendance, participation in local functions, active committees and positive feedback, both locally and provincially. The members and Executive of Local 196 will embody pride and demonstrate confidence in themselves as individuals, nurses and union members. Local 196 will continue to stimulate discussion and encourage open communication with its membership.