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Employment standards set out the rights and obligations of employers and employees in Alberta. This includes the minimum standards that employers must provide to employees.

In this section, find out about Alberta’s basic employment standards, what to do if you think they are not being followed, and educational materials to help you better understand them. Employers can also apply for permits, and variances are available if they need an exception to a standard.

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Make a complaint

Employees in Alberta have the right to: Make an employment standards complaint

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