Tagged Labour Relations

Economy needs more radical solution to inequality

By Andrew Kemle, March 14 2018 — Despite Canada’s leaders’ best efforts, poverty and inequality won’t be solved with legislation anytime soon. A more radical approach, one that focuses on society’s treatment of labour, is needed to address the source of the problems. Political theorist Nancy Fraser splits potential remedies to economic inequality into two…

Faculty association surprised by revised labour legislature

By Saima Asad, May 30 2017 — The NDP government passed Bill 7: An Act to Enhance Post-Secondary Bargaining on May 4 amid ongoing negotiations between the University of Calgary and the U of C Faculty Association (TUCFA). The legislation came as a surprise to TUCFA. “We’re pretty astonished that a so-called labour-friendly government would do this…

U of C faculty concerned with possible labour model changes

By Scott Strasser, October 25 2016 — The University of Calgary Faculty Association (TUCFA) is concerned about possible changes to Alberta’s labour legislation that would transfer their bargaining unit from the Post-Secondary Learning Act (PSLA) to the provincial Labour Act. The changes are in response to a January 2015 Supreme Court decision that recognized a…

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