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Alberta lost 20,000 full-time jobs last month

That number increases to 25,000 if you look at just full-time workers who are women.

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Nisku boilermakers apply for union certification

This is the third unionization effort from the Boilermakers Local 146 this summer.

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Workers in Olds try to unionize senior care facility

The AUPE union is trying to have workers at this facility join with workers at other facilities owned by the same employer.

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New data confirms SCS usage may prevent drug deaths

New data for the first half of 2022, shows a relationship between SCS usage in Lethbridge and the number of drug deaths seen in Lethbridge.

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Alberta had second worst wage growth since 2019

Since June 2019, the last month before the UCP implemented their so-called Job Creation Tax Cut, Alberta was one of only two provinces that saw its average wage increase by less than $100 a week.

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Alberta’s fiscal update isn’t the good news the UCP say it is

The UCP government released the first quarter fiscal update for the current budget year and while it’s true Alberta will have a surplus of over $13B, there’s some stuff they’re not telling us.

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AB payroll employee growth since June 2019 worst in Canada

Since June 2019, the month before the UCP implemented the Job Creation Tax Cut, Alberta has increased its payroll employees by barely half a percent, the worst performance of any province.

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Edmonton workers try to unionize retirement facility

Earlier this week, the Alberta Labour Relations Board published its new applications report and it includes a new application for union certification. The application was filed by Local 1099 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees on behalf of 57 workers employed at Revone Westmount LP. The company operates a retirement facility in Edmonton on […]

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AUPE accuses retirement home of unionbusting

The union claims the employer has disciplined 3 workers who were union chapter executives just because they were involved in organizing the union.

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UCP cut arts funding by $4.3 million

And that’s not counting inflation or population growth.