Social Union marks “the beginning of the end,” says AFL
Feb 5, 1999

EDMONTON – The so-called Social Union agreement that was signed yesterday by the Prime Minister and nine provincial premiers could mark the beginning of the end of Canada as we […]

Albertans pay a heavy price for UI
Jan 26, 1999

EDMONTON – Thousands of unemployed Albertans have been left without adequate means of support and hundreds of millions of dollars have been drained away from the Alberta economy – all […]

Bill 37 poses serious threat to Medicare
Jan 25, 1999

EDMONTON – The provincial government’s controversial Bill 37 poses a serious threat to the future of Medicare and should be scrapped, says the Alberta Federation of Labour. That was the […]

Klein exposes real agenda about private health care, says AFL
Jan 25, 1999

Premier Ralph Klein’s call for the provinces and federal government to discuss changes to the Canada Health Act reveals that his real agenda is to permanently entrench private, for-profit hospitals […]

Labour Unions To Hold Rally In Support of Striking Drywall Workers
Jan 17, 1999

Tuesday, January 19 @ 4:30 pmGeorgia Pacific Plant403 – 118A Avenue (see map below) The Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) is organizing a support rally for striking workers at the […]

EI system has failed Alberta workers
Jan 11, 1999

EDMONTON – The federal government’s new Employment Insurance system has failed to provide working people in Alberta with kind of protection they need and deserve, says Audrey Cormack, president of […]