The workers at this location haven’t had a new contract in over 5 years.
The workers have been without a contract since 2019.
The new contract includes a 4.25% wage increase over 4 years.
Calgary HVAC workers file for unionization
The 7 workers are employed by a company based out of Texas.
Although Alberta workers enjoy the highest wages in the country, they haven’t been keeping up with inflation. And it’s worsened over the last 4 years.
For a long time, Alberta workers have been able to enjoy higher wages than those in the rest of the country. It seems as though that’s changing.
The 36 workers are employed by a company that distributes industrial, safety, and fastener products.
Amazon workers file for union certification
The 250 workers are employed at the fulfillment centres in Acheson and Nisku, both in the Edmonton area.
The 32 workers are employed by a Texas-based shipping company.
Alberta workers less likely to be unionized
According to recent Statistics Canada data, Alberta workers had the lowest union coverage in Canada under both the NDP and UCP governments.