Alberta Labour

Many Alberta Teens Working In Illegal, Unsafe Conditions

CBC | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Alberta

Character building, or safety violations?

Corporate Power Shifting Away From Ontario To This Province

CBC | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Alberta

Corporate power is shifting west from Ontario with Alberta gaining in strength in both location of corporate headquarters and numbers of corporate di...

Alberta Wants More Control Over TFW Program

CBC | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

Kyle Fawcett, Alberta's labour minister, is pushing Ottawa for more control over the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Fawcett says the province ...

Judge Grants Injunction Against Labour Law

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - An Alberta judge excoriated Premier Alison Redford's government Friday for what he described as deceptive, high-handed, unfair bargaining t...

What Does the Fraser Institute Have Against Women, Anyway?

Andrew Hanon | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada Alberta
Andrew Hanon

Bashing unionized workers is a growth industry in Canada. Organizations like LabourWatch, the Merit Contractors Association, the Alberta Enterprise Group and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business spend enormous amounts of money to convince politicians and the general public that the biggest threat to economic prosperity is organized labour. They pour seemingly endless resources into selling the premise that workers banding together to ensure decent compensation, safe working conditions and the assurance of a comfortable retirement is somehow a threat to democracy.

Premiers Summit: Energy, Labour.. And Dutch Disease

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Canada's western premiers threw their support Tuesday behind Alberta Premier Alison Redford's vision of a national strategy to jointly deve...

Alberta Has Strongest Labour Market In North America: Study

CBC | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

Alberta is number one when it comes to labour market performance across North America, says a report released by the Fraser Institute on Thursday. ...