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Resolution Supporting Postal Wortkers Hits the Convention Floor

Labour Caucus has unanimously put forward an Emergency Resolution in support of striking postal workers accross the country at the Alberta NDP convention. They are being forced to work 10 hour days and then facing discipline if they do. Things have got to change...

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Another fabulous Community Connection Completed!

After receiving another gracious donation of hundreds and hundreds of books from Hardisty School early in the fall, I reached out to Alexander First Nations and learned of an amazing program that we could donate the books to where children and families would enjoy them.

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CUPW Issues Strike Notice

CUPW Issues 72 hour Strike notice to Canada Post. As of 10:01 pm mst on Oct. 21st CUPW will commence rotating strikes.

More than 72 hours notice was given in good faith in the hopes that Canada Post would begin bargaining in earnest to achieve a negotiated agreement before the deadline.

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#Hatefreeyeg Campaign Launched

We are really pleased to help launch a project we have been a part of with some amazing people. #HateFreeYeg is an initiative to develop spaces free of hatred in Edmonton, if you administer a space in Edmonton, or know anyone who does, please direct them to this.

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Labour Values on Labour Day & Everyday!

I am happy to report that the Edmonton & District Labour Council held a successful 29th annual Labour day BBQ despite the appearance of xenophobic alt-right groups in the area.

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The Community Services Committee Springs Into Action!

Sister Lynn Davis acquires TONNES of books to donate to those in need!

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Are We Ready For What's Next?

The economy is improving, but Albertans are still anxious about the future, because we understand that our challenges are greater than just another boom-bust cycle. We are facing a fundamental transformation of the global energy economy.

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HSAA Goes to Bat for its Members

At the end of May HSAA had a historic convention, where for the first time in history Alberta government representatives accepted their invitation to attend en masse. 

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Solidarity Shopping

I’m going to start off by asking you all a few simple questions. Do you know what UFCW is? What if I told you they were a union, would you know who they represent?

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