Edmonton freelance reporter Ashlynn Chand worked at the Nisku Amazon facility in 2021 for five months. She reports here on the back-breaking conditions of work and on the union-busting tactics… Read more »
The Red Deer & District Labour Council is encouraging all affiliates, members and friends to attend the Celebration of its 60th Anniversary which will take place this year in mid-October…. Read more »
NEW LABOUR LAW SHOWS TEETH AS LABOUR BOARD CERTIFIES UNION AFTER EMPLOYER VIOLATES WORKERS’ RIGHTS TO ORGANIZE Read the CBC article here. Employer power to intimidate workers who want to… Read more »
We’ve just added a gallery of archival photos from Alberta’s labour history in the 1910s to 1920s. Check them out here.
We now have dozens of profiles of Alberta’s working women in our Moving Forward project section. There is also a subsection for the Women of CUPW. Both are continually expanding,… Read more »
Our newest project section is the Indigenous Labour History Project. The list of names is growing, as if the information being provided, so please keep checking back for more!
The Alberta Labour History Institute has received the good news that funding has been approved to allow the installation of a large disc in downtown Red Deer that will commemorate… Read more »
A Rally for Labour Rights is coming up on Sunday, April 30 at 1:30 p.m. at the Alberta Legislature. More information is here.
The Alberta Labour History Institute has made a submission calling for fundamental changes in labour law philosophy to the provincial government committee that is reviewing Alberta’s labour laws. You can… Read more »
A new section of oral histories and commentary about the Calgary Laundry Workers Strike in 1994 has now been added to the website! Check it out here.