The impact on public employees will stretch far beyond the two-year freeze proposed by the province – all for the benefit of already-wealthy corporations.
Value of Public Services
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'There will be a major human and economic cost if deficits are eliminated before a real recovery has been achieved.' - Andrew Jackson.
'A rights-based system makes sense, because it removes politics from the justice system.' - Darryl Walker.
'We're a 130,000 member union and we are also working together with other unions to make sure our message is heard.'
'Polling has told us the public values the public services they receive.' - Joan Jessome.
A broad and diverse group of almost 200 self-advocates, families, workers and other key stakeholders met in Vancouver earlier this week to strategize around working together to address the current crisis in the community living sector.
Eye-opening website lets employees see the annual cumulative losses a public sector freeze will mean to their personal purchasing power.
Legal opinion commissioned by Alberta Federation of Labour says proposed changes are "not consistent with a democratic society."