Essential Services Legislation Strikes Balance Between Workers’ Rights And Public Safety

Right to strike restored to many public-sector workers after having been unjustly denied for decades Read more

Wildrose critics are “simply wrong” when they say the government’s new negotiator is in a conflict-of-interest, says AFL

Statement from Alberta Federation of Labour president Gil McGowan: Read more

Strong public services means strong women

Supporting public services in economic downturn a priority for women on IWD Read more

Labour Bytes: March 2016

Labour Bytes

Keep up to date with how the Alberta Federation of Labour is standing up for the rights of working people. Sign up to our electronic newsletter "Labour Bytes" by clicking HERE, or read previous editions via the links below. Read more

Government must put the retirement security of Albertans ahead of CFIB fearmongering

Expansion of the Canada Pension Plan is the most efficient and effective way to ensure the financial security of Albertans in their old age Read more

Workers must be heard in TFWP Review

Canadians cannot allow business lobbyists to dominate discussion of guest-worker program Read more

Right-wing budget proposals would worsen Alberta’s recession

Independent analysis shows that attempts to balance the budget too quickly would dramatically magnify job losses Read more

Right-wing budget proposals would worsen AB’s recession

Independent analysis shows that attempts to balance the budget too quickly would dramatically magnify job losses Read more

Whistleblower protection must cover private sector

Workers should feel safe coming forward about wrongdoing — regardless of who their employer is Read more