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Basic rules

Information about variances or exemptions issued by Employment Standards after January 1, 2018 is made public. Information published includes:

  • the name of the affected employer or employer association or group
  • the provisions of the Code or Regulation that were varied or exempted
  • the effective date and duration of the variance or exemption

Apply and learn more about employment standards variances.

Additional information will be available in late 2018 on how to search for issued variances or exemptions.

How the law applies

Section 63.3 of the Regulation outlines the publication of variances, exemptions and orders.

Disclaimer: In the event of any discrepancy between this information and Alberta Employment Standards legislation, the legislation is considered correct.


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