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AB’s payroll employee growth pretty bad under Job Creation Tax Cut

Since June 2019, the month before the UCP implemented the Job Creation Tax Cut, Alberta has increased its payroll employees by less than 2%, the second worst performance of any province. Yet its population grew by 4.57%.

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AGLC workers to vote on 3 years of wage freezes

If approved, this will make 5 years of wage freezes over the last 6 years.

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Single-income families on the rise in Alberta

Single parent families in Alberta saw the lowest increase in wages, compared to similar families in the other provinces.

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Lethbridge food processing workers win 10% wage increase

Workers voted 76% in favour of the new agreement, after being without an agreement for over 6 months.

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Lethbridge Kawneer workers avoid strike with new deal

The workers had voted 96% and 94% in favour of striking during two strike votes held earlier this year, after being 2 years with no contract.

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Lethbridge Starbucks fires union organizer

This marks 12 workers that have now come forward this year accusing Starbucks of unionbusting in Lethbridge.

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Concordia sessional instructors try to unionize

The union filing the application already represents part-time instructors at Athabasca University.

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UCP govt donates $32.5M for Dow Canada ethylene plant

The new plant will increase natural gas consumption in Alberta.

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UCP govt spending $176M to subsidize blue hydrogen plant

The federal government is getting in on the deal, too, propping up the American company by an additional $300 million.

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Lethbridge EMS drug responses at highest level since Feb

Lethbridge EMS responded to the second highest number of drug-related events during October 2022 than in any other October over the last 5 years, building on an upward trend that started in June.