The War on Labour in Alberta: What Does It Mean for the Rest of Canada?
The government of Alberta has introduced what is arguably the most draconian restrictions on unions in Canada in the past half-century. What can this mean for the rest of the country?
Thursday, October 19, 2023, 4:30 pm Atlantic (3:30 Eastern time)
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Jason Foster is the director of Parkland Institute and an associate professor of Human Resources and Labour Relations at Athabasca University. He has worked as a policy analyst for non-profit organizations and more than a decade as director of policy analysis of the Alberta Federation of Labour. He is the author of Gigs, Hustles, & Temps (2023) and Defying Expectations: The Case of UFCW Local 401 (2018), as well as co-author of Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces (2016). His research interests include workplace injury, union renewal, labour and employment policy, and migrant workers in Canada.
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