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AUPE trying to unionize 170 senior care workers

The union recently filed applications to hold unionization votes for workers at 2 care facilities: in Calgary and in Cochrane.

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Lethbridge Starbucks workers approved for union vote

The Alberta Labour Relations Board has approved the request for Lethbridge Starbucks workers to vote on whether to unionize. Voting closes on 15 July 2022.

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AHS flip flops on wage freezes after mediation

After months of insisting on 4 years of wage freezes, Alberta Health Services has partially reversed their stance following meeting with a mediator.

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Mediator forces AHS to reverse wage rollbacks

After nearly a month of voluntary mediation, HSAA workers now have a tentative agreement to vote on, one that doesn’t include the 5.36% wage rollbacks originally proposed by AHS.

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Redcliff library workers file to unionize

Library workers in Redcliff, Alberta, have applied for union certification through the CUPE union.

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Calgary non-profit workers apply for unionization

Workers at a non-profit in Calgary have applied for union certification through the Teamsters union.

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3 more Alberta workplaces apply for unionization

Earlier this week, the Alberta Labour Relations Board released their most recent New Applications Report. In the report are 3 new applications for union certifications in Alberta. The first application was submitted by Ironworkers Local 725 on 30 May 2022. They’re applying for union certification for a group of 5 general construction structural ironworkers who […]

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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.

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Alberta care workers without contract for 5 years

Earlier this week, workers with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees attended a rally in Taber regarding the lack of movement on collective bargaining by their employer, Good Samaritan. Good Samaritan Society, together with Good Samaritan Canada, provides care homes and programmes that serve over 7,000 individuals across Alberta and British Columbia. AUPE workers employed […]

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AHS refuses to back down on huge wage rollbacks

In an email sent out last week, HSAA negotiators said that they’re moving to mediation after months of AHS refusing to change their position on massive wage rollbacks.