AFL applauds pay-before-you-pump law, but says more needs to be done to protect gas station and convenience store workers

Edmonton - The pay-before-you-pump rules contained in Bill 19 will save lives by eliminating gas-and-dash deaths, but more work is needed to protect gas station and convenience store workers from the dangers of working alone, says Alberta’s largest worker advocacy organization. Read more

Ki Yun Jo’s Gas-and-Dash Death Didn’t Have to Happen

AFL launching ‘Pay Before You Pump’ campaign to ensure his death is the last Read more

Evidence shows a $15 Minimum Wage will be good for Alberta’s economy

Newly released business community reports are raising the alarm on the impact minimum wage increases could have on youth employment. Yet here in Alberta, the employment of 15-24 year olds is more directed by the recession than to minimum wage increases. Read more

Alberta Needs Gas-and-Dash Laws

Husky’s move toward pay-at-the-pump sets industry standard – new provincial laws should follow Read more

Celebrating Farm Workers Day 2017

Progress has been made but it’s time to for the government to finish the job Read more

Alberta Government’s OHS Review Welcome, Long Overdue

Alberta’s OHS review must address missing fundamentals of worker safety Read more

Brian Jean’s Platform Would Make Recession Worse

Jean’s “Moderate” platform gives Albertans a taste of UCP’s dangerous austerity policies Read more

Labour Leaders to Premiers: Collective Bargaining, Better Labour Laws Good for the Economy

Evidence shows economic growth, higher standards for workers go hand-in-hand Read more

Canada’s Labour Leaders to the Premiers: Canadians Need Life-Saving Pharmacare Plan

Canadian Labour Leaders urge Premiers to re-commit to establishing a single-payer, universal prescription drug plan in Canada  Read more

Workers Compensation Reforms Desperately Needed and Long Overdue