The Labour Relations Code is the Right Choice for Alberta's Academic Workers
By Dougal MacDonald, 3911 Co-Chair
Academic workers in Alberta are currently pondering two important issues. One is how can the Post-Secondary Learning Act (PSLA), which now governs Alberta’s universities, colleges, and technical institutes, be revised to more favour the workers’ interests. The other is whether Alberta’s academic workers should stay under the PSLA, which is a universities act to which an anti-democratic labour relations regime has been grafted, or move under the provincial Labour Relations Code (LRC), as is already the case in the other nine provinces?