Alberta’s health care administration costs lowest in Canada

Data reveals Alberta’s health care expense is below all Canadian provinces, national average  Read more

Big Surprise! Restaurants Canada is back again with another campaign opposing Alberta’s minimum wage and workplace reforms

‘Restaurant Realities’ campaign is predictable given that the reality is that Restaurants Canada NEVER believes it is time to support changes that benefit workers in the industry Read more

Government decision banning mandatory high heels in the workplace is great news for workers

The Alberta Federation of Labour is partnering with hospitality workers on “Fairness for Alberta’s Restaurant Workers campaign” Read more

Alberta’s largest worker advocacy group calls on public institutions across the province to study impacts of potential budget cuts

Albertans deserve to know what budget cuts likely under a UCP government would mean for services Read more

With Jason Kenney as premier Albertans would get lower wages and fewer rights

Kenney pledged to business audience to roll back rights and protections at work; eliminate health and safety protections; and implement massive cuts to public services. All without consultation. Read more

Will Jason Kenney follow the lead of his friend Doug Ford by rolling back rights for working Albertans?

Alberta’s largest worker advocacy group warns that Ontario’s present could become Alberta’s future Read more

Today’s move to a $15 minimum wage will increase overall wage costs for employers by a paltry .6%

“Small price to pay for big benefits,” concludes AFL study Read more

Alberta’s largest worker advocacy organization applauds government action on Farm and Ranch worker health and safety

New rules underscore enhanced protections for Farm and Ranch workers across the province Read more

Statement from AFL President Gil McGowan on arson at Edson Mosque

Following last night’s cowardly arson at the Mosque in Edson, the Alberta labour movement stands in solidarity with our Muslim members, friends, and neighbours to condemn this disgusting attack and the Islamophobia that underpins it. Read more

Labour Leaders host free Father’s Day community BBQs across province to talk about early childhood education and care

Alberta Federation of Labour hosts free BBQs in Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge, and Fort McMurray to highlight Fair Start Alberta campaign Read more