UCP considered cutting minimum wage for “economic recovery”

Wages of workers who earn tips were on chopping block during pandemic Read more

AFL president joins the chorus of Albertans condemning the Alberta Sovereignty Act

McGowan also encourages Albertans not to forget about the awful Throne Speech Read more

New ads poke fun at Danielle Smith’s obsession with issues that don’t matter to ordinary Albertans

Inflation, health care and jobs are more important than endless fights with Ottawa Read more

“Use it before you lose it”

AFL urges school boards to implement temporary mask mandates Read more

Union campaign aims to put worker issues front and center in upcoming provincial election

This election, workers demand better! Read more

Is Smith trying to make unions and workplace health & safety disappear in Alberta?

What should we make of the UCP’s actions on key workplace laws? Read more

AFL reacts to Danielle Smith’s decision to abolish the Labour Ministry

“This shows that Smith doesn’t really care about Alberta workers,” says McGowan Read more

Ground-breaking report from Alberta unions urges province, energy industry to “Skate to Where the Puck is Going” by embracing job-rich energy future

CALGARY – Today, the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) released “Skate to Where the Puck is Going,” an industrial blueprint that re-imagines the province’s energy economy and offers a bold vision for creating 200,000 good-paying jobs while maintaining significant employment in the oil and gas sector. Read more

Smith is the new team captain, but will she commit to using a new playbook for workers?

EDMONTON - Now that she has won the UCP leadership race, Danielle Smith needs to come clean about her plans for things that matter to Alberta workers, says the president of Alberta’s largest worker advocacy organization, the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL). Read more

Smith will have a big fight on her hands if she pushes ahead with plans to withdraw Alberta from CPP, warns AFL president

EDMONTON - Danielle Smith will have a “very big fight on her hands” if she wins the United Conservative Party (UCP) leadership tomorrow and proceeds with efforts to withdraw Alberta from the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), says the president of Alberta’s largest worker advocacy group. Read more