Aggressive action by union and workers saves lives by shuttering COVID-ridden pork plant
But who will protect non-union workers as variants pick up steam across the province?
- Shocking AHS letter shows government didn’t act to protect workers at COVID-ridden pork plant.
- Instead of ordering the plant to close, they blamed the workers and encouraged the employer to threaten them.
- Employer only agreed to close the plant under pressure from union and threat of damning media coverage.
Kenney government’s wage support for frontline workers is late, cynical and divisive
EDMONTON – Today’s wage-support announcement for Alberta’s frontline workers is far too late, cynical and political, and continues to divide Alberta workers.Read more
With new variants spreading in Alberta, AFL calls on Kenney to reverse plan to ease pandemic restrictions
McGowan also challenges other leaders to advocate for a “zero-COVID” strategyRead more
On Second Anniversary of CP Rail Worker Deaths – AFL Calls for long overdue changes to railway enforcement
Railway Police Forces should no longer be left to police their own employers in the event of a workplace deathRead more
‘Spend the federal emergency COVID-19 funds on Albertans now,’ says AFL
AFL calls on the Kenney UCP government for immediate action to disperse federal money to help Albertans