November 29, 2012
Government documents show claims of an acute “labour shortage” based on mathematical fiction
The claim that Alberta will be short “114,000” workers has appeared so many times in industry and media as to
appear an unassailable truth.
Election 2012 - Make It Count! (February 2012)
Vote for working people. Let's face it. Politicians only speak one language: getting elected!
Over the past several months, the AFL has given each party a chance to show us where they stand ont he issues important to our members - health care, good jobs, and ending tax giveaways. Parties that share our values get our stamp of approval.
Alberta's child labour laws are set out in the Employment Standards Code. This law makes it illegal to employ children under 12. It strictly limits when and what adolescents (age 12-14) can do.
The AFL Round Table on Temporary Foreign Workers - On November 18, 2010, the AFL gathered over 50 participants for a day-long workshop on temporary foreign workers (TFWs).
A report by economist Hugh MacKenzie that shows Albertans need pension reform more than other Canadians.
Alberta is still the most dangerous place in Canada to be a worker. We consistently post the highest number of workplace fatalities, while at the same time we have some of the most lax health and safety policies in the country.