If successful, this would affect 70 workers based out of Calgary.
The workers had been waiting for almost 3 years for a new contract.
Calgary nursing care workers employed by Carewest had been without a contract for over 3 years and their last raise was back in 2016.
The workers had been waiting since last December for a new contract.
This comes to less than 2% per year on average, which is less than the rate of inflation. As well, pension contributions have changed, with the employer no longer providing more than the worker.
The organization, which represents over 60,000 unionized construction workers in the private sector, is calling our bad labour practices by other unions.
For the first time in months, Alberta no longer has the 5th highest unemployment rate in the country.
One community saw its ER closed 11 times last month for a combined 242 hours.
Since June 2018, Alberta’s payroll employees have increased slower than the general population has. In fact, it was so slow, only two other provinces were slower.
If successful, this would affect 6 workers based out of Medicine Hat.