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

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.

Recent changes to the federal Temporary Foreign Worker Program

On June 20, 2014, the Government of Canada announced changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. These changes affect Alberta employers and workers.

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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