Programs and services to help individuals find and keep jobs, get training and adapt to a changing labour market.
Rules, regulations and compliance measures for employers and employees in Alberta workplaces.
Resources for immigrants and refugees including support programs, obtaining work, and applying for temporary and permanent residency.
Labour Relations Code, legislation, mediation services, publications and collective bargaining agreements.
Preventing work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities by working with employers and workers.
Alberta is improving the foreign credential assessment process to help underemployed newcomers fully contribute to our economy.
A plan for jobs and the economy.
Job creation student wage
A new job creation student wage of $13/hour for students under 18 came into effect June 26, 2019. New rules
Work site health and safety committees and representatives
Employers are required to have a committee or representative to address health and safety concerns in the workplace.
Minimum wage expert panel
A panel of industry experts and professionals is assessing Alberta’s minimum wage.
Parliamentary Secretary Muhammad Yaseen
Muhammad Yaseen was appointed Parliamentary Secretary of Immigration on April 30, 2019.
The ministry protects workers’ rights by regulating Alberta’s workplaces and ensuring Alberta’s labour legislation is fair and modern.
The ministry also works to ensure that Alberta has a skilled workforce and an efficient labour market to support a thriving and diverse economy.
Agencies we’re responsible for:
- Dec 13, 2019
Requirements and training will be streamlined for workplace health and safety committees and worker representatives.
- Nov 14, 2019
Government is engaging with the public on potential changes to support job creators and protect workers.
- Nov 06, 2019
Beginning in 2020, Alberta will offer extra support for first responders and their families.