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Introduction

While the employment standards rules set out the basic standards that employers must provide to employees, there are exceptions to these rules. The Employment Standards Regulation outlines these exceptions for specific industries and occupations. In this section, find who these exceptions apply to, which rules are different and which rules remain the same.

Exceptions

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Regulation for ambulance attendant employees.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Code for brush clearing employees.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Code for home care and residential care employees.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employments Standards Code for some employees in construction related jobs.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Code for domestic employees.

Employment standards changes in the Farm Freedom and Safety Act came into effect on January 31, 2020.

The Alberta Employment Standards Code does not apply to employees who are federally regulated.

There’s a special provision to the overtime rule outlined in the Employment Standards Code for field catering for certain industries.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Code for firefighters.

There’s a special provision to the overtime rule outlined in the Employment Standards Code for employees in geophysical exploration.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employments Standards Code for some employees in highway and railway construction.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Code for irrigation district employees.

There’s a special provision to the overtime rule outlined in the Employment Standards Code for employees employed in land surveying.

There’s a special provision to the overtime rule outlined in the Employment Standards Code for employees in logging and lumbering.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Code for lookout observers.

There are special provisions in the Employment Standards Regulation for mobile workover or completion service drilling operations employees.

There are special provisions in the Employment Standards Regulation for oil and gas continuous operations employees.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Code for oilwell servicing employees.

There are special provisions in the Employment Standards Code rules for some employees in road construction and maintenance.

There are special provisions in the Employment Standards Regulation for roadbuilding or heavy construction operations employees.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Regulation for salespersons and direct sellers.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Code for workers employed as taxi cab drivers.

Learn about special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Regulation for teachers.

There are special provisions to the rules outlined in the Employment Standards Code for the trucking industry.