Labour - Alberta Government

Labour - Alberta Government

Ministry of Labour

Ensures Alberta has a skilled workforce and safe, thriving workplaces to keep growing our economy.

Services and information

Employment standards

Compliance & enforcement, permits, complaints, unsatisfied judgements, training

Occupational health and safety

Prevention, complaints, permits & notifications, statistics, employer records, training, grants


Immigrant nominee program, foreign qualifications recognition, newcomer services, language training


Labour market information, labour mobility, labour relations, land agents licensing, STEP, workforce partnerships

Skills and training

Job bank, job training grant, training for work, Alberta Learning Information Services

All Alberta government services

In Focus


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Youth Employment Rules

Employees under 18 years old have specific rules under Alberta’s laws. New standards will come into effect soon.

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Revised Employment Standards Code and Regulation now in effect

Changes have been made to Alberta’s employment standards laws to ensure workplaces are fair, modern and family-friendly.

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Occupational health and safety system changes

Albertans will see an improved OHS system that better protects workers and ensures they have the same rights as other Canadians.

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Minimum wage increased

Alberta’s minimum wage increased to $15 from $13.60 on October 1, 2018.

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New cancer supports for firefighters

Firefighters who contract certain reproductive cancers on the job will now be compensated and supported.

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Modified: 2018-11-15
PID: 563