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AHS awards private laundry contract after months of lobbying by UCP donors

AHS chose the company that was already providing them with laundry services in Calgary and Edmonton.

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Opinion

Are wildcat strikes actually illegal?

In some of the rhetoric I see online regarding wildcat strikes, I see people referring to them as illegal. I wanted to talk about that usage.

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What Travis Toews got wrong while criticizing AUPE

Cutting salaries and cutting positions makes a bad economy worse, not better.

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Nearly 50,000 Albertans participated in work stoppages since 2000

Rachel Notley was responsible for 0.7% of them.

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What Alberta’s finance minister isn’t telling you about negotiations with nurses

Travis Toews doesn’t like that Alberta nurses asked for a 7% wage increase over 4 years, but he’s not telling you the whole story.

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My response to Travis Toews’ response to the AUPE wage talks

Alberta’s provincial government proposed cutting union wages by 5 points more than an arbitrator awarded this past spring.

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Opinion

Union wages aren’t too high

Non-union wages are too low.

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Wages of non-union Canadian workers increasing faster than union wages

In fact, union wages are increasing at slower rate now than they were a decade ago.

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Canada’s ever-shrinking unionized workforce

For decades, the proportion of Canada’s total jobs that unionized jobs made up has been shrinking.