The Alberta Worker

Nursing care workers approve 4.25% raise

Calgary nursing care workers employed by Carewest had been without a contract for over 3 years and their last raise was back in 2016.

Fort McMurray aggregate workers get 5% wage increase

This comes to less than 2% per year on average, which is less than the rate of inflation. As well, pension contributions have changed, with the employer no longer providing more than the worker.

AB lost most active biz in Canada since 2019

Even though Alberta saw an increase in over 13,500 active businesses in the past 3 years, the total number is still lower than what we had the month the UCP first took office.


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The Alberta Worker is a proud member of the Canadian Association of Labour Media. Kim Siever is a member of The Canadian Association of Journalists.