Employment standards webinars

Webinars offer interactive information on Alberta employment standards rules and responsibilities.

Basic information

  • Register for a webinar to learn more about Employment Standards rules and responsibilities.
  • Webinars are free and can be accessed from the comfort of your home or office.
  • You need to sign up in advance to reserve your seat in a webinar.
  • Recordings of previously held webinars will also be available for on-demand access.
  • It's recommended that you don't use Internet Explorer when participating in a webinar.  Recommended browsers include Chrome and Firefox.

Information on upcoming Employment Standards Code changes

Webinar topics

Overview of changes to Employment Standards

This information session provides a general overview of the upcoming changes to Employment Standards that become effective January 1, 2018.  This information session, will cover topics such as:

  • when changes to employment standards will take effect
  • key employment standards rules and entitlements that had updates
  • what rules and entitlements are new in employment standards, including job-protected leaves
  • what is an administrative penalty system and other upcoming changes to administration and enforcement
  • where to find additional information about employment standards

Changes to Employment Standards for farms and ranches

This information session provides a general overview of the upcoming changes to Employment Standards for farming and ranching operations that become effective January 1, 2018.  It will cover topics such as:

  • who qualifies for farm and ranch exemptions
  • who’s considered a family member
  • rules that apply to non-family, waged employees
  • rules specific to youth workers on farms and ranches

Register to attend

A list of scheduled sessions and registration information is now available.  Every individual who wants to attend a webinar needs to sign up in order to reserve their seat.  Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Registration at least 24 hours in advance is strongly encouraged.

A link for the webinar will be provided by email before the date of the webinar.  Watch your inbox for updates.  Check your spam/junk folder if you do not receive a confirmation email.

Recordings of previous webinars

Recordings of previously held webinars will be posted here.  You can watch a previously recorded webinar anytime it’s convenient for you.  There’s no need to sign up, just click a link to get started.