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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | RadioLabour's Canada Report: The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is fighting ideological cuts to advanced education. Global wages fall because of the pandemic. And more.
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H.G. Watson | Negotiations between B.C. and its teachers' union is one more example of how governments create instability by dismantling labour rights.
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Penney Kome | Public Interest Alberta brings in British expert on privatization to share case histories, strategies.
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H.G. Watson | AUPE received their requested injunction against Bill 46 on Friday. AUPE is currently fighting Bill 46 in Alberta courts, arguing that it violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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CALM | Labour activists challenge new anti-union legislation in Alberta, workers protest management harassment in Halifax, super rich get richer
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Guy Smith
David J. Climenhaga | It is hard to see how the five-day strike by Alberta’s jail guards can be interpreted as anything but a victory for their union, acting in defence of its members.
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David J. Climenhaga | Illegally striking Alberta Union of Provincial Employees jail guards have just reached an agreement with the Redford Government that includes the safety review they were demanding.
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David J. Climenhaga | Seniors' care in Alberta belongs in the public sector -- which is transparent, accountable, treats residents and employees with decency and dignity, and delivers better service at a better price.
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Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith (Dave Cournoyer Photo)
David J. Climenhaga | It was clever of the Alberta government to tie the top officials' raises to the most recent scheduled percentage pay increase in the government's contract with rank-and-file civil servants.
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Ken Boessenkool
David J. Climenhaga | Unlike the work of Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm, the right-wing fairy tale spun by Ken Boessenkool and Ben Eisen is designed to obfuscate, not to illuminate.
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AUPE President Guy Smith
David J. Climenhaga | It behooves everyone on both sides of the current privatization brouhaha sparked by Premier Alison Redford's musings to pay attention to what the other guys are saying.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Wildrose strategy is to get in fast, before Alison Redford can defend herself, and Swift Boat the Alberta premier-designate with attack ads.