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.

Sims Report on Alberta construction industry labour relations released

OHS employer data more transparent than ever before

Governments of Canada and Alberta finalize agreement to help Albertans get jobs

Key agreement signed for skills training and employment programs.

View the new OCCinfo on ALIS!

ALIS’s OCCinfo website has been redesigned to serve you better! The new OCCinfo boasts a number of new features and improved access to up-to-date information on Alberta’s occupations, educational programs and schools.

Compassionate care leave now available in Alberta

Effective February 1, Albertans can take up to eight weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave from work to care for a gravely ill family member.

Created: 2006-07-12
Modified: 2014-07-18
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