Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour - Alberta Government

The Ministry of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour ensures Alberta has a skilled workforce and safe, thriving workplaces to keep growing our economy.

News and Updates

Governments of Canada and Alberta launch the Canada Job Grant to help Albertans get jobs

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Ric McIver, Alberta Minister of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour, announced today that Alberta is now accepting employer applications for the Canada Job Grant.

New report details Alberta’s high-demand occupations

Chefs, civil engineers, heavy-duty equipment mechanics and crane operators are among top occupations to consider in Alberta over the next three years.

Working in the heat without taking precautions is not cool

While many Albertans are enjoying the hot summer weather, those who work in the heat should take precautions to avoid health risks.

Alberta’s minimum wages going up September 1

Alberta’s general minimum wage will increase to $10.20 per hour effective September 1. The liquor server minimum wage will increase at the same time to $9.20 per hour.

Work Right campaign aims to encourage safe, fair and healthy workplaces throughout the province.

The Work Right campaign is a joint effort with Occupational Health and Safety. It poses questions about work situations and asks employers and workers to find out what they might not know about workplace rules. The goal is to instill a willing culture of compliance, where safe, fair and healthy workplaces are the norm.

Modified: 2014-09-17
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