Leader of Alberta’s labour movement urges federal government to say 'no' to Jason Kenney’s plea for cash

McGowan will deliver his message at a meeting of union leaders and activists in Winnipeg today Read more

UCP government creating policies that will contribute to gender inequality

On this day, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the AFL demands action on gender inequality in Alberta Read more

UCP is using a report that government experts characterized as “poor quality” and “highly inaccurate” to justify deep cuts to health care

Documents obtained through Freedom of Information paint a picture of the UCP’s willingness to use shoddy data to support pre-ordained conclusions Read more

Black Friday takes on a new meaning as Jason Kenney’s budget cuts lead to the loss of at least 750 nursing jobs

Statement from Gil McGowan, President of the Alberta Federation of Labour Read more

AFL says UCP will soon add a “worker gag law” to its growing list of anti-democratic actions

Legislation will be designed to silence workers and undermine union advocacy campaigns Read more

Government rolls back rights of agriculture workers in Alberta even further than they were before Bill 6

Statement from AFL president Gil McGowan on new UCP farm workers bill Read more

Union leaders tell UCP: ‘The money saved by Albertans for retirement belongs to them, not to you!’

Joint statement from the leaders of Alberta’s largest labour organizations Read more

Alberta’s premier is doing what even Trump wouldn’t do – he wants to fire the man investigating him

But that’s not all. Kenney is also attacking the independence of Alberta’s biggest pension plans Read more

Unions warn that Kenney government is about to weaken workplace safety protections as part of so-called “Red Tape Review”

Health and safety protections are NOT ‘red tape,’ says AFL president Read more

UCP signals intent to roll back protections for Alberta workers

Albertans will, once again, be denied the workplace protections that other Canadians take for granted, say AFL Read more