FAQ Category: Canada Wide Labour Relations Blog

Alberta Government Continues Rollback of Worker Protections – 2020-11-18

Alberta Government Continues Rollback of Worker Protections  [Canadian Law of Work Forum]     Last week the Alberta UCP government introduced Bill 47: Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape Act. The bill makes sweeping changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act(OHS Act) and the Workers’ Compensation… Continue Reading “Alberta Government Continues Rollback of Worker Protections – 2020-11-18”

Alberta looks to revamp health and safety rules – 2020-11-18

Alberta looks to revamp health and safety rules  [Canadian HR Reporter]     Alberta is looking to revamp its health and safety rules.  The province says it is looking to make workplace safety laws easier to understand and create a more sustainable workers’ compensation system, altering both… Continue Reading “Alberta looks to revamp health and safety rules – 2020-11-18”

Arbitration panel rejects rollback demand, awards 1% raise to non-academic staff at eight small Alberta public colleges – 2020-11-18

Arbitration panel rejects rollback demand, awards 1% raise to non-academic staff at eight small Alberta public colleges  [Alberta Politics]     It’s unlikely the United Conservative Party Government was pleased when it got word Monday an arbitration panel had rejected an employer demand for a pay rollback… Continue Reading “Arbitration panel rejects rollback demand, awards 1% raise to non-academic staff at eight small Alberta public colleges – 2020-11-18”

‘Contempt for workers’: Union says Alberta’s public service employees victimized by proposed cuts – 2020-11-18

‘Contempt for workers’: Union says Alberta’s public service employees victimized by proposed cuts  [CTV News]     Officials released a statement Friday, after negotiations resumed between the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) and the Alberta Public Service (APS) on Nov. 5.  All the parties were… Continue Reading “‘Contempt for workers’: Union says Alberta’s public service employees victimized by proposed cuts – 2020-11-18”

Alberta government asks civil servants to take four-per-cent pay cut – 2020-11-18

Alberta government asks civil servants to take four-per-cent pay cut  [Edmonton Journal]     Kevin Barry, vice-president of AUPE, said in a news release the new proposal came after meeting with the government on Thursday. The union was told the province had changed its mind on a… Continue Reading “Alberta government asks civil servants to take four-per-cent pay cut – 2020-11-18”