Fort Saskatchewan workers accuse employer of intimidation
The workers claim that another union came in to discourage membership in the current union and that the employer was in on it.
AB had 2nd worst payroll employee growth under UCP
Since the fourth quarter of 2018, Alberta’s payroll employees have increased slower than the general population has. In fact, it was so slow, only one other province was slower.
Calgary energy workers win 11.5% wage increase
The workers also saw improvements to lunch breaks, eye care, and orthodontic care, as well as the addition of domestic violence leave.
Alberta workers have lowest union coverage in Canada
That union coverage, however, may have protected 65,000 workers from losing their job.
Strathmore shelter workers try to unionize
The 24 workers are employed by the Wheatland Crisis Society.
Fort McMurray arena workers try to unionize
The 5 workers are employed by the Fort McMurray Minor Hockey (1981) Association.
Avenue Living threatens job cuts with new contract
The property management company has presented a pretty sweet offer for the first contract with Lloydminster maintenance workers. But it comes with a price.
Fort Saskatchewan nurses win new contract
Their previous contract expired nearly 3 years ago.
Why Alberta spends more on health and education
According to the 2019 MacKinnon Report, Alberta spends the most in healthcare and postsecondary education. But why?
Lethbridge YWCA cancels supportive housing programme
The programme closure will put over 20 workers out of a job and will require finding different accommodations for over 20 residents.
Lethbridge EMS drug responses set a new February record
Lethbridge EMS responded to the highest number of drug-related events during February 2023 than in any other February over the last 6 years, continuing a 8-month trend of rising numbers.
Lethbridge College faculty ratify new contract
The new contract includes 3 years of wage freezes.
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