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    5 Valentine’s Date Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

    Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and if you have a significant other in your life, chances are they have expectations for a special date night. Valentines day dates can be expensive activities, and as the weather gets colder, the options for creative dates seem to dwindle. Here are 5 inexpensive date ideas to try this […]

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    5 active things you can do for (practically) free this winter

    The holiday season has past, and for many of us, has left behind a couple extra pounds, and as the cold weather persists, finding the motivation to get outside and enjoy some physical activity becomes increasingly more difficult. So here are 5 activities you can do this winter that’ll get your heart rate up and […]

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    Alberta’s minimum wage increase: what it means for you

    On October 1, 2016, the Government of Alberta raised the minimum wage from $11.20/hour to $12.20/hour. The minimum wage increase was designed to help Albertan workers better support themselves and their families, and has made Alberta the province with the highest minimum wage in Canada. The minimum wage increase will not stop at $12.20/hour, but […]

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    The members have spoken! A recap of Teamster’s 987 election results.

    Teamsters Local Union 987 strongly believes in the effectiveness of collective power and unity. Simply put, we wouldn’t be here without you – our members, so we exist to serve you. This is why we wholeheartedly believe in your leadership being chosen through a democratic process. Every five years, Teamsters Local Union 987 holds an […]

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    Unions Benefits: Understanding The Benefits Of Your Union

    With 5,000 members in Alberta and over 120,000 members nationwide, a large union such as Teamsters provides support and backing to all members: locally, nationally and across North America.  The members that Teamsters 987 represent include those from transportation, warehousing and manufactured goods, corporate administration and public service industries, among others. The benefits that the […]

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