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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Rules and regulations

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

Working on a General Holiday?

There are 9 official statutory holidays in Alberta. Specific rules apply to anyone working on a recognized General Holiday.

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.

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Contact Employment Standards

Call the Employment Standards Contact Centre for general information or submit an inquiry online:

  • 780-427-3731 (Edmonton)
  • 1-877-427-3731 (toll-free)

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