fbpx
Categories
News

Bank of Canada governor blames workers for inflation

And he thinks the solution is for more workers to lose their jobs.

Categories
News

Alberta sees largest EI claim increase in Canada

Between June and July 2022, Alberta saw an increase of 24.76% in the number of EI claims submitted from the province, the largest increase in the country.

Categories
News

Telus workers vote 97% in favour of strike mandate

After 14 information and votings sessions, Telus workers vote 97% in favour of giving their bargaining committee a strike mandate to use in negotiations.

Categories
News

Western Canada service rig drivers no longer need daily logs

After 2 years of lobbying from the Alberta and Saskatchewan governments, Transport Canada has finally conceded to exempting service rig convoy drivers from keeping daily logs.

Categories
News

Corporate profits outpaced worker wages in Canada

Between 2012 and 2022, corporate profits in Canada have increased at nearly twice the rate that worker wages have.

Categories
News

Alberta saw largest increase in greenhouse gas emissions

Over the last 30 years, Alberta’s share of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions has increased dramatically.

Categories
News

Canadian corporations using more immigrants for low-skill jobs

Between 2010 and 2019, the number of immigrants working in low-skilled jobs in Canada has increased.

Categories
News

O&G capital spending in Canada increased 7% in Q1 2022

Earlier this month, Statistics Canada updated statistics for capital expenditures in the national oil and gas sector. The statistics now run from the first quarter of 2013 to the first quarter of 2022. Capital expenditures are what companies spent on such things as machinery, equipment, and buildings, as well as major repairs to these goods […]

Categories
News

Why Lethbridge Starbucks workers want to unionize

An exclusive report, made possible through a collaboration between The Alberta Worker and Rank and File, as well as the contributions of many Lethbridge Starbucks workers.

Categories
News

AB has lost most paid worker jobs in Canada since UCP elected

The province lost tens of thousands of paid worker jobs since the end of 2018, even though Ontario gained over 100,000 new jobs.