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Understanding Short and Long-Term Disability in Alberta

Despite our best efforts to prioritize health and safety, experiencing illness or injury is inevitable. When confronted with these situations, workers often encounter heightened stress as they navigate processes to obtain financial assistance. Are you aware of the various employee benefits and disability insurance you’re eligible for? If not, you’re not alone. These processes can […]

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Being a woman in a male-dominated work environment

Women have come a long way in the workplace, but there’s still a long way to go. If you’re a woman working in a male-dominated field, then you know what it’s like to be in the minority. Women are paid less than men for doing the same job, they’re less likely to be promoted, and […]

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Job Security in the age of the Automation

What does automation mean for the future of work? Though it may be hard to predict the future in many areas of life, with work, we can know almost for certain that automation is coming our way. As technology advances, there are many types of jobs that may be at risk of major change, such […]

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Injured at work? These are your rights and responsibilities

Work-related injuries are far more common than we’d like them to be. The reality is, it happens, and when a worker is hurt on the job, someone has to pay for it; luckily, it doesn’t have to be the worker. As an employee in Alberta, you have rights if you are injured at work and […]

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When to Join a Union

Many people wait until they’re unhappy at work or until they lose their jobs before thinking about joining a union, but this shouldn’t be the case. You can be perfectly happy at your place of work but still be in a position where joining a union is necessary. Here are 5 indicators that it might […]

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How healthy is your workplace?

Each work environment is so different, so it’s difficult to establish one way to determine if an environment is healthy is not. There are, however, some key factors that contribute to the creation of a healthy or toxic environment. At Teamsters 987, we want to know that you are being treated fairly and with respect. […]

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