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Alberta employment standards rules
- Alberta general holidays
- Averaging arrangements
- Deductions from earnings
Exceptions for specific industries
- Ambulance attendants
- Brush clearing
- Domestic employees
- Farm and ranch
- Federally regulated industries
- Field catering
- Geophysical exploration
- Highway and railway construction
- Irrigation district employees
- Land surveying
- Logging and lumbering
- Lookout observers
- Mobile workover or completion service drilling
- Oil and gas continuous operations
- Oilwell servicing
- Road construction and maintenance
- Roadbuilding or heavy construction
- Salespersons and direct sellers
- Taxi cab drivers
- Trucking industry
- General holidays and pay
- Group terminations
- Hours of work and rest
- Bereavement leave
- Citizenship ceremony leave
- Compassionate care leave
- COVID-19 leave
- COVID-19 vaccination leave
- Critical illness leave
- Death or disappearance of child leave
- Domestic violence leave
- Long-term illness and injury leave
- Maternity and parental leave
- Personal and family responsibility leave
- Reservist leave
- Minimum wage
- Overtime hours and overtime pay
- Payment of earnings
- Temporary layoffs
- Termination and termination pay
- Vacations and vacation pay
- Youth employment laws
- Complaints, tips and appeals
- Permits and variances
- Education and resources
- Contact Employment Standards
- All outstanding administrative penalties from Employment Standards are made public.
- Administrative penalties result from a contravention of the Employment Standards Code or Regulation, or failure to comply with an authorizing or enforcement instrument.
- See Penalties and prosecutions for more information.
While every effort is made to keep the information on this list up-to-date and accurate, Employment Standards cannot guarantee that all information is accurate, complete or current at all times. No endorsement or representation of any employer is expressed or implied by any information, material or content included on this list.
How to be removed from the registry
An employer must pay an administrative penalty in full in order to be removed from the registry.
Payments can be made by certified cheque, credit card, or Visa debit. To make a payment and have your name removed from the registry, contact Employment Standards Collections at [email protected] or 780-427-3655.
How the law applies
Section 63.4 of the Employment Standards Regulation outlines the publication of administrative penalties.
Disclaimer: In the event of any discrepancy between this information and Alberta Employment Standards legislation, the legislation is considered correct.
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