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Fair Registration Practices Act Edmonton, Alberta, June 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On June 19, 2019, the Government of Alberta (GoA) introduced Bill 11, the Fair Registration Practices Act. This bill aims to increase the speed...
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Alberta unions unite against UCP “bully bill” aimed at breaking legally-binding contracts
June 13, 2019 17:20 ET | Alberta Federation of Labour
EDMONTON, Alberta, June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alberta labour leaders will present a united front today as they gather at the legislature to protest what they describe as the UCP’s latest...
International experience shows youth wages kill jobs for older workers
May 29, 2019 14:36 ET | Alberta Federation of Labour
EDMONTON, Alberta, May 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Why would the government, in this day and age, go backwards to a youth minimum wage, something that was actually phased out in the 1990s because...
What is life really like for Ontarians under Doug Ford?
April 10, 2019 17:43 ET | Alberta Federation of Labour
EDMONTON, Alberta, April 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jason Kenney famously said that he and Ontario Premier Doug Ford are so much alike that they “finish each other’s sentences”. So, the Alberta...
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One fifth of Albertans work overtime each week; these are the people who will be hurt by Kenney’s OT plan
April 05, 2019 13:48 ET | Alberta Federation of Labour
EDMONTON, Alberta, April 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Changes to overtime rules proposed by the UCP would have a substantial impact on many Alberta workers. By allowing employers to pay banked hours...
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Ontario just passed a law undermining overtime rights: If Kenney wins the election, Alberta will follow suit
April 02, 2019 18:27 ET | Alberta Federation of Labour
EDMONTON, Alberta, April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jason Kenney has been trying to reassure working Albertans that his party’s plan to change the system for calculating overtime pay is no big...
The real Jason Kenney has stepped forward: And working Albertans should be worried
March 15, 2019 17:50 ET | Alberta Federation of Labour
CALGARY, Alberta, March 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jason Kenney’s proposed “Open for Business Act” should really be called the “I’m Delivering Anti-Worker Rules for My Rich Friends and Donors...
AFL Asks: Will Jason Kenney follow the lead of his friend Doug Ford by rolling back rights for working Albertans?
October 04, 2018 15:39 ET | Alberta Federation of Labour
EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As Jason Kenney cozies up to Doug Ford at a joint rally in Calgary, the Alberta Federation of Labour is encouraging working Albertans to take a...