Bill 6 FAQ

Here are answers to frequently asked questions about Bill 6 - Enhanced Protection of Farm and Ranch Workers Act

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Fighting for workers' rights in Alberta's agricultural sector

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 More than 50,000 Albertans work in the agricultural sector. They account for 2.6 per cent of our workforce — and until this legislation was introduced, they had few legal protections in their workplace. One in five agricultural workers in Alberta work at worksites with more than 20 employees.

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AFL applauds inclusion of Alberta's agricultural sector in workplace laws

“The inclusion of agricultural workers in Alberta’s workplace laws is a victory for all workers”

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TPP erodes labour rights

Deal bad for Canadian workers, great for foreign corporate giants

 

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Workplaces key in mental health

AFL urges workplace focus in government’s mental health care review

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Mental Health

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Mental Health Is A Workplace Issue

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RDDLC Union Community Advocate Course

Graduates of this program will be able to go into the workplace and work with their local and assist co-workers to identify community resources. Before graduating, they will practice the skills they learn and will be able to operate comfortably in a union context.

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Notley makes best of bad situation

Budget will help Alberta recover from slump

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AFL congratulates new government

Canadians rejected Harper’s divisive anti-union anti-Canadian wedge politics

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Statement from the AFL about the Premier’s Advisory Committee on the Economy

Edmonton – The Alberta Federation of Labour is pleased and proud that Siobhán Vipond, secretary treasurer and acting president, has been named to the Premier’s Advisory Committee on the Economy.

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