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United Nurses of Alberta calls finance minister hypocritical in contract talks

Mar 19, 2021 - The Canadian Press

EDMONTON - The union representing registered nurses in Alberta says it's "grossly insulting" and hypocritical for Finance Minister Travis Toews to accuse them of putting their needs first during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Normally when we’re in negotiations it’s (the) ministers of health that pipe up,” David Harrigan, director of labour relations for the United Nurses of Alberta, said in an interview Friday.

"This round (of bargaining) is the first time that the minister of fina...