Labour - Alberta Government

Ministry of Labour

Ensures Alberta has a skilled workforce and safe, thriving workplaces to keep growing our economy.

In Focus

Minimum wage increased on October 1, 2016

On October 1 Alberta took another step towards a living wage for the 300,000 workers earning less than $15 per hour. The province’s general minimum wage increased by $1 to $12.20 per hour, and the liquor server rate has been dropped.

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Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Review

As part of the Government of Alberta’s review of agencies, boards and commissions, an independent panel will review the WCB system and make recommendations.

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Farm and Ranch Workplace Legislation Changes

The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act, will provide wage-earning farm and ranch employees with similar protection that exists in other provinces.

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Modified: 2016-11-14
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