Statement from AFL in response to New Zealand Terrorist Attack

From Gil McGowan and Siobhan Vipond, President and Secretary Treasurer of the Alberta Federation of Labour

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If the goal is to save the Alberta economy, we need to look forward not back

Alberta unions release pre-election blueprint for jobs and prosperity in a changing world

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Media Advisory: Alberta labour’s 12-point plan for our future

EDMONTON, (Mar. 11, 2019) – On Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2019, the Alberta Federation of Labour will unveil the Alberta labour movement’s 12-point plan for the future of Alberta at a luncheon event for union leaders and activists in Edmonton.

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Alberta women have made impressive progress on many fronts over the past four years

But will those gains be lost after the election, asks the AFL

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UCP corporate income tax cuts: a case of magical thinking

Analysis shows UCP plan will not create jobs, or increase GDP or revenue

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Three global economic facts Alberta workers need to know

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Kenney’s proposed corporate tax cuts are “snake oil” that will make our economy sicker, not healthier

AFL releases links to 75 articles illustrating the folly of “trickle down” policies, including Trump’s failed tax plan

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Time to Get Ready: Political Action Training Forums

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

If you are a Union registering your members please use this form.

If you are registering yourself, please use this form.

The Alberta Federation of Labour is holding Political Action Training Forums in Edmonton and Calgary to help labour activists get ready for the upcoming election. These forums will provide introductory sessions which will cover an overview of electoral campaigns and the essential tools needed for labour activists wanting to get involved in supporting a labour-friendly candidate’s municipal, provincial or federal election campaign. Participants will learn about voting in the election, gain hands-on training for member to member campaigning and take away an informed understanding of what needs to be done when volunteering for a campaign.

Posters for the events are available for sharing:

Edmonton - March 26

Calgary - March 28

Poster with both events listed is available here.

 

 

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NDP policies allow Alberta to halve child poverty rates even during a recession

Poverty rate for persons under 18 has been cut in half since 2015

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Premier Notley’s methanol plant agreement great news for workers and Alberta’s economy

$2-billion private sector investment will create jobs and add value to Alberta’s energy resources

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