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.
When Travis Toews, Alberta’s finance minister, commented last week on wage negotiations between the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees and Alberta Public Service, one thing he mentioned was that “Alberta’s government has led the way with pay cuts for the Premier, MLAs and most recently for political staff”. The pay cuts to MLAs he’s referring […]
Alberta’s provincial government proposed cutting union wages by 5 points more than an arbitrator awarded this past spring.
Non-union wages are too low.