When accounting for inflation and 5 years of wage freezes, this new contract will result in what amounts to an effective wage cut of over 15%.
Over the last 7 years, the average weekly wage in Alberta has increased at half the rate as inflation.
Travis Toews approved wage increases for AIMCo executives that were as high as 39%.
On average, wages for all Alberta workers are up by more than $35 a week. But most of that increase is with salaried workers.
The husband of the MP for Battlefords–Lloydminster recently posted a job ad for a nanny, offering 19¢ more than minimum wage.
Alberta saw 9 CEOs cut from the top 100 list, compared to 2019.
Or more specifically, there is far more at play regarding inflation than just wages.
Employment statistics recently released by Stats Canada showed that Alberta men made nearly $6 more an hour than women in November 2021.
Earlier this month, the Alberta government published the collective agreement wage tables, effective as of October 2021. The monthly update shows the wage increases for post-secondary academic and non-academic employees, as negotiated in bargaining sessions between employee groups and the postsecondary institutions where they worked. The data dates back to 2006. I’m going to focus […]
Alberta Living Wage Network calculated that a Lethbridge family of 4 could cover their living needs if both parents were working full-time and making $15 an hour.