Proposed new rules permitting greater labour mobility for temporary foreign workers a step in the right direction

AFL calls on the federal government to reject pleas from employer groups looking to water down protections for temporary foreign workers

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Alberta Farm Workers Day 2019 bittersweet

The Alberta Federation of Labour releases the following statement for Alberta Farm Workers Day 2019:

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UCP government sets up biased panel to attack minimum wage

In past work-related reviews, the Alberta Federation of Labour was consulted, even under conservative governments

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Early childhood education and care empowers women

Early Childhood Education and Care gives women greater freedom of choice for work, and can help them achieve their potential.

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UCP’s ‘Job Creation Tax Cut’ shows no evidence of creating Alberta jobs

Here’s evidence the corporate tax cut is snake-oil, says AFL president, Gil McGowan

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Kenney government should not reduce agriculture health and safety requirements

Alberta farms and ranches are the most dangerous workplaces in the province

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Kenney’s moves on trade puts ideology over Alberta workers

Gil McGowan, President of the Alberta Federation of Labour, today made the following statement:

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Canada’s labour leaders encourage premiers to embrace universal pharmacare

SASKATOON – The presidents of federations of labour from across the country are in Saskatoon during the Council of the Federation meeting to encourage Canada’s premiers to embrace a public, single-payer, universal pharmacare program.

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Province-wide community BBQs to highlight fact investing in a universal child care program means investing in women

Alberta Federation of Labour hosts free BBQs in St. Albert, Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge, and Fort McMurray to highlight the value of high-quality centre-based child care for women

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Kenney shows contempt for workers and democracy

“What the UCP did in the Legislature last night was outrageous and insulting. And the bill they passed is illegal.”

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