Employment Standards

Employment Standards

To ensure Alberta work sites are fair and equitable, most employers and employees are protected by and must comply with employment standards laws.

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Revised Employment Standards Code and Regulation now in effect

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

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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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Rules and regulations

Learn the minimum legislated standards of employment for employers and employees in Alberta workplaces.

File a complaint online

If you feel your employer hasn’t met Alberta’s minimum employment standards and you can’t resolve the issue, you can file a complaint online.

Modified: 2018-01-02
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