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Alberta jobless rate 4th highest in Canada

Alberta’s unemployment rate was lower than just 3 other provinces: Newfoundland and Labrador (10.1%), New Brunswick (8.1%), and Nova Scotia (6.7%).

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Edmonton Teamsters file for strike vote

85% of the workers who participated in the strike vote voted in favour of striking, should it become necessary during negotiations.

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Canadian rail companies boost profits on backs of workers

For over a decade, Canada’s largest rail companies have been bringing in more profit while expecting workers to work harder.

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Lethbridge meat plant wants to hire 20 TFWs

The company claims they need the temporary foreign workers because of a national labour shortage, but the union representing workers say the shortage is self-inflicted because of low wages.

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AB’s “Job Creation Tax Cut” didn’t lead to high wage growth

Instead, Alberta has seen the worst wage growth performance in Canada since June 2019, the month before the UCP government cut the tax on corporate profits by 33%.

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AB lost 2,300 active businesses since Job Creation Tax Cut

We’ve seen the worst performance of all the provinces in Canada. So much for being the economic engine of Canada.

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Is Trudeau destroying Alberta’s oil & gas industry?

This may come as a shock to some people, but it appears that the federal Liberal government is doing a pretty horrible job of shutting down Alberta’s oil and gas industry.

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Lethbridge food workers approve 14% pay raise

And that’s on top of wage adjustments of between 1% and 3%.

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AB had worst payroll employee growth despite lowest profit tax

PEI grew their workforce 16.59 times faster than Alberta, despite having a corporate income tax rate that was double of what Alberta has.

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Lethbridge water treatment plant workers get 10% raise

In a meeting of Lethbridge City Council last month, the mayor and all 8 members of city council unanimously approved a new 4-year contract for the workers employed at the The City of Lethbridge Water Treatment Plant. Their previous contract is set to expire at the end of this month. The workers, which belong to […]