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Basic information

  • Employment Standards has publications available for download.
  • All publications are free of charge.

Tool kit for employers

In-depth resource for employers on minimum standards for employment in Alberta, including the rules effective November 1, 2020. Includes examples and detailed information on how employment standards apply to employers.


Each employment standards topic is covered in a separate module.To find which module addresses a particular topic, see the quick reference guide.


Samples of employment records are available to guide employers in creating compliant employment records.

Other resources

Learn more about frequently asked employment standards questions.


Check back soon for guides to the basics of the minimum standards for employment in Alberta.

Fact sheets for family caregivers

Learn more about the options available if you work and provide care to family or friends.

Learn more about changes to job-protected leaves for caregivers related to COVID-19.