World News – CA – Frontline workers in Alberta quit their jobs across the province to protest job cuts: Union

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The recent announcement to cut 11,000 jobs amid a global pandemic was the last straw for already frustrated members

Alberta Provincial Employees Union says frontline hospital workers quit their jobs this morning in locations across the province

Union president Guy Smith says in press release members are trying to defend jobs and protect the public health care system

According to him, the recent announcement to cut 11,000 jobs amid a global pandemic was the last straw for already frustrated members

Smith says nursing and support workers today decided there was no other option to support their position

The union represents around 58,000 healthcare workers, although it is not immediately clear how many of these workers have left their jobs

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World news – CA – Frontline workers in Alberta quit their jobs through the province to protest against employment cuts: Union


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