- 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.
- Sep 29, 2020
A new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute highlights the role that knocking down barriers to job mobility could play in Alberta’s future economic growth.
- Aug 11, 2020
Over the next three years, $4.5 million will support mental health treatment for first responders, including leading-edge research, prevention and stigma reduction.
- Jul 07, 2020
The proposed Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act will support economic recovery, restore balance in the workplace and get Albertans back to work.