In an email sent out yesterday, Sean Chilton, the vice-president of people, health professions, and information technology at Alberta Health Services, told non-union exempt employees (NUEE) that they they’re getting a raise this year. A copy of that email was sent to The Alberta Worker. Non-unionized employees include a wide range of employees, from administrative […]
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Kim Siever is an independent journalist based in Lethbridge, Alberta. He writes daily news stories, focusing on politics and labour.
The workers claim that another union came in to discourage membership in the current union and that the employer was in on it.
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.
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The workers also saw improvements to lunch breaks, eye care, and orthodontic care, as well as the addition of domestic violence leave.
That union coverage, however, may have protected 65,000 workers from losing their job.
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