Labour Day Events 2019

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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 Read more

Alberta Farm Workers Day 2019 bittersweet

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

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 Read more

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. Read more

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 Read more

Kenney government should not reduce agriculture health and safety requirements

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

Kenney’s moves on trade puts ideology over Alberta workers

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

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. Read more

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 Read more