Registry of employers with unpaid administrative penalties

Information is posted about employers with unpaid administrative penalties.

The legislation on this page is now in effect

For information on Employment Standards legislation that was in force until December 31, 2017, go to https://work.alberta.ca/employment-standards-2017.html

Basic rules

  • 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.

Additional information will be available in January, 2018 on how to search for employers with unpaid administrative penalties.

How to be removed from the registry

An employer must pay an administrative penalty in full in order to be removed from the registry.

If you are an employer and would like to pay the administrative penalty and have your company's name removed from the registry, send a certified cheque payable to the Director of Employment Standards to:

Employment Standards Collections
Alberta Labour
Suite 602, Labour Building
10808-99 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0G5

How the law applies

Section 63.4 of the 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.

Contact Employment Standards

780-427-3731 (Edmonton and surrounding areas)
1-877-427-3731 (Toll-free)
From a cell phone, call #310 on Telus and Bell or *310 on Rogers.
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