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Calgary rail workers file for unionization

If successful, this would affect 70 workers based out of Calgary.

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RM Wood Buffalo workers get 9% raise

The workers had been waiting for almost 3 years for a new contract.

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Nursing care workers approve 4.25% raise

Calgary nursing care workers employed by Carewest had been without a contract for over 3 years and their last raise was back in 2016.

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MD Pincher Creek workers get 12% raise

The workers had been waiting since last December for a new contract.

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Fort McMurray aggregate workers get 5% wage increase

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.

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Building Trades of Alberta calls out union undercutting

The organization, which represents over 60,000 unionized construction workers in the private sector, is calling our bad labour practices by other unions.

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AB no longer has worst jobless rate outside Atl. Canada

For the first time in months, Alberta no longer has the 5th highest unemployment rate in the country.

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AHS closed 11 emergency departments in August

One community saw its ER closed 11 times last month for a combined 242 hours.

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AB had 3rd worst employee growth since the NDP were in office

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.

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Concrete mixer drivers file for unionization

If successful, this would affect 6 workers based out of Medicine Hat.