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Lethbridge Starbucks workers file unionbusting complaint

11 workers have filed multiple complaints with the Alberta Labour Relations Board, alleging that Starbucks is trying to interfere in the unionization process.

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7 Alberta communities lost ER service last month

One other community had lost ambulatory care, and a second lost urgent care centre services.

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Alberta energy workers file for unionization

Two unions are trying to organize workers in the electricity and gas sectors in Alberta.

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Alberta gained 300 jobs last month

Full-time jobs make up a smaller percentage of total jobs than 3 years ago, and so full-time wages have dropped for 3 months.

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S1 E9: Karla Carcamo

In the 9th episode of the Alberta Worker Podcast’s first season, Kim Siever interviews Karla Carcamo, an Athabasca University psychology student. During the interview, Karla talks about being a first generation Canadian, working in marketing, and what it was like to be a stay-at-home parent during the pandemic. Follow Karla: Twitter: https://twitter.com/criavolver Follow The Alberta […]

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Starbucks workers in Sherwood Park file for union

This marks 7 locations that USW has either unionized or is trying to unionize in Alberta.

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Covenant Health nursing care workers win wage increases

After over 2 years without a contract and many months of bargaining, auxiliary nursing care workers with Covenant Health have won wage increases until 2024, although they’re less than they hoped for.

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Alberta defence lawyers vote to walk off job

After years of underfunding to Legal Aid Alberta, defence lawyers have voted in favour of walking off the job next week.

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AB only province in Canada to lose payroll employees

Since May 2019, the month after the UCP were elected, Alberta has lost nearly 14,000 payroll employees, the worst performance of any province.

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Lethbridge crime rate drops for 3rd straight year

Lethbridge’s crime severity dropped last year, compared to 2020, making 3 years in a row the city has seen decreasing crime rates.