UCP has essentially seized control of all public-sector pension plans in the province

And they’re coming for the retirement nest eggs saved by Albertans through the Canada Pension Plan, too Read more

Unions urge feds to close loophole allowing CESSCO to use CEWS cash to squeeze locked-out workers

Pandemic relief money should be used to help workers, not hurt them Read more

Another Alberta health care worker dies from COVID-19; Infected at workplace

In 2020, while other governments fought COVID-19, Kenney fought Albertans

A look back on the Kenney UCP government’s damage to Alberta Read more

AFL echos call for an independent investigation of the CP Rail worker deaths 

Minister Garneau must ensure an independent criminal investigation be conducted into the death of three Alberta workers Read more

The Alberta Federation of Labour in Solidarity with Indian Farmers

The Alberta Federation of Labour stands in solidarity with farmers in India, who continue their mass protests against new agricultural laws. The proposed reforms will deregulate agricultural markets and will effectively undermine the livelihoods of Indian farmers, opening them up to exploitation by large corporations.   Read more

Democracy be damned! Jason Kenney rams through more anti-worker legislation – this time on health and safety

Late yesterday evening the UCP government invoked closure to end debate and quickly pass Bill 47, their regressive workplace health and safety legislation  Read more

AFL Calls for Comprehensive Action Plan to Address COVID-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Women

This year’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women reminds us that without addressing gender equality we will never see a world without gender-based violence Read more

Kenney Must Stop Leaving Public Health Enforcement up to Frontline Workers

The UCP Government needs to properly enforce their public health orders and provide clear public education so that workers aren’t left in harm’s way Read more

Alberta frontline workers are losing out on more than $400 million in ‘hero pay’ because the UCP refuses to hold up its end on a cost-shared wage program

Documents show that Alberta, unlike other provinces, is leaving millions on the table that should be going to workers, says AFL Read more