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

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In Focus


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Further details now available on workplace legislation changes

Changes are coming to Alberta’s employment standards laws on January 1 to ensure workplaces are fair, modern and family-friendly. New information has been added to outline the changes.

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Minimum wage increased

Alberta’s minimum wage increased to $13.60 an hour from $12.20 on October 1, 2017.

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Occupational health and safety system review

Government is reviewing the occupational health and safety system to ensure our workplace laws and best practices meet the needs of modern workplaces and are consistent with those of other Canadian jurisdictions.

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Alberta's new Employer Liaison Service

The Employer Liaison Service will help employers who are not able to hire temporary foreign workers to specific occupations when there are a number of local workers available.

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Modified: 2017-12-07
PID: 563