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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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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Does your workplace comply?

Use our online self-assessment tool to see if your workplace complies with Alberta’s employment standards laws.

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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.

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Modified: 2017-11-03
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Contact Employment Standards

Call Employment Standards for information, or Ask a question online.

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

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