Alberta Wants More Control Over TFW Program

Alberta Wants More Control Over TFW Program

05.29.2014
Kyle Fawcett, Alberta's labour minister, is pushing Ottawa for more control over the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Fawcett says...
The Oilfield Discovery That Changed Everything For Alberta

The Oilfield Discovery That Changed Everything For Alberta

05.13.2014
It has been 100 years since the discovery of oil and gas in Turner Valley, and hundreds of people are expected at the celebration being...
Woman Killed By Bear Had Compassion That 'Knew No Bounds'

Woman Killed By Bear Had Compassion That 'Knew No Bounds'

The Canadian Press  05. 9.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The family of a woman killed by a bear on the job at an Alberta oilsands site says instead of focusing on her death,...
Little Alberta Union Helps TFWs Come To Canada

Little Alberta Union Helps TFWs Come To Canada

05. 8.2014
Filipino butcher Eduardo Basa knew little about the small-town meat-packing plant in southern Alberta where he'd secured a job under...
What AUPE's 4-Year Deal Entails

What AUPE's 4-Year Deal Entails

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  04.30.2014
EDMONTON - Members of Alberta's largest public-sector union are reviewing a proposed contract that stands to put a lot more cash in their...
Alberta, AUPE Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Alberta, AUPE Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  04.28.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government reached a new contract agreement with its largest public sector union Monday following months of bitter...
This Canadian City Leads In Prosperity

This Canadian City Leads In Prosperity

02.25.2014
For the second year in a row, Calgary is holding a second place finish in overall prosperity, sitting only behind Paris, according to the...
Whoa There, Draconian Legislation

Whoa There, Draconian Legislation

The Canadian Press  01.30.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government has extended its bargaining deadline with the union representing civil servants.Deputy Premier Dave Hancock...
Public Servants, Province Wants To Change Your Pensions

Public Servants, Province Wants To Change Your Pensions

The Canadian Press  01.14.2014
EDMONTON - These are some of the changes the Alberta government is proposing for public-sector pensions. The changes would affect pensions...

Hearings Into Controversial Labour Law Kick Off

The Canadian Press  01. 7.2014
EDMONTON - A hearing to deal with a labour law that imposes a contract on Alberta government employees will start one day late.The Alberta...
LOOK: Jobs Alberta Is Hiring For In 2014

LOOK: Jobs Alberta Is Hiring For In 2014

01. 5.2014
An ongoing boom in Alberta combined with a labour shortage means the province will see a rising demand for certain types of jobs this year. There...
Public Sector Takes On The Province

Public Sector Takes On The Province

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12. 5.2013
EDMONTON - The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees says it is done working with the province and will take its fight to the courts.Guy...
'Laying The Groundwork For More Illegal Strikes'

'Laying The Groundwork For More Illegal Strikes'

12. 3.2013
MLAs started debate on two controversial labour bills at the Alberta legislature on Monday night. Bill 46 would impose a wage settlement...
Redford Declares War On Workers: Union Leader

Redford Declares War On Workers: Union Leader

12. 2.2013
In December, our union will be releasing the second issue of our magazine, Your Voice. In that issue will be an article providing a month-by-month...
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