|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The panel rejected an employer demand for a two-per-cent pay roll-back, and instead ordered that non-academic staff at eight institutions receive a one per cent pay increase.|
Alberta government's plan to lay off 11,000 public sector health workers sparks wildcat walkouts at 45 health facilitiesDavid J. Climenhaga | Infuriated at the Kenney government's determination to lay off public sector health-care workers and privatize their jobs, members of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees walked off the job.
|News Chelsea Nash | Alberta union leaders are in daily communication with one another, something they say is beyond the norm.|
|News Chelsea Nash | In conversation with AUPE president Guy Smith about how his union is handling legislative challenges to union and worker power.|
April Fool's Day aftermath: UCP says it's broke, AUPE job protections back on, spill reporting suspended, and moreDavid J. Climenhaga | A roundup of Alberta news stories you may have missed.
Alberta government moves to lay off more public employees -- this time provincial public service membersDavid J. Climenhaga | Don't game the system, Justin Trudeau warns companies. Unfortunately, there's not much the prime minister can do about Conservative-run provincial governments trying to game federal supports.
|Podcast Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: The Alberta government wants to steal one percent in wages from its workers. And more.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The struggle to protect the fundamental rights of working people to bargain collectively for their own good and the good of society continues today.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | While details are still scarce, this agreement with AUPE seems unlikely to give the opposition very much to get its critics' teeth into.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | "Public sector bargaining is one of the progressive left's proudest achievements in Canada," Brian Topp once observed. "It is also perhaps our greatest gift to the political right."|
|Activist Toolkit | Let's find out how this money is being used|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Some of the costly flaws of Alberta's Agencies, Boards and Commissions Sector are a hangover from the days it served as a green pasture for semi-retired Tory warhorses.|
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