EMERGENCY: Alberta has declared a Public Health Emergency to protect the health care system from COVID-19. Indoor social gatherings are the top source of transmission. All indoor social gatherings have now been banned. This ban will be enforced with $1,000 fines. Learn more
- Learn about Alberta’s employment rules on minimum wage, overtime, holidays, job-protected leaves, vacations and more.
- Unionized employees, or employees that may become part of a union, can better understand and exercise their rights.
- View occupational health and safety statistics for Alberta.
- View the health and safety records for more than 200,000 employers in Alberta.
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:
COVID-19 information for workplaces
Information for employers, supervisors and workers to help keep workplaces healthy and safe during the pandemic.
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.
- Nov 05, 2020
Creating the Alberta’s Heroes Fund will improve benefits for the families of fallen first responders and recognize their noble service.
- Nov 05, 2020
Alberta’s government is restoring balance to Alberta’s labour laws, improving safety for workers and removing unnecessary barriers to job creation.
- Oct 26, 2020
Alberta’s government is launching two new immigration streams to spur job-creating entrepreneurship, tech startup ventures and boost economic growth.