Ministry of Labour and Immigration

Formerly Ministry of Labour

Government is undergoing a transition, including ministry changes. New ministry and cabinet information can be found on the Cabinet page.

Key services

  • 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.

In focus

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  • Workplace health and safety laws

    Alberta has made significant changes to its occupational health and safety (OHS) laws. New OHS laws help keep workplaces healthy and safe.

  • Employment standards changes

    New workplace laws set minimum standards for employers and employees. New rules address job-protected leaves, overtime, holiday and vacation pay and more.

     

  • OHS 3-year Code and Regulation Review Plan

    The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) 3-year Code and Regulation Review Plan (PDF, 387 KB) promotes health and safety in Alberta by outlining areas for future review and renewal to ensure regulations are modern and effective.

Our responsibilities

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:

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