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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Upcoming Employment Standards Code changes

Changes to Alberta’s employment standards laws will ensure workplaces are fair, modern and family friendly.

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.

Modified: 2017-07-24
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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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