- 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:
Alberta’s budget is focused on protecting lives and livelihoods, investing in health care, preparing for recovery and spending responsibly.
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.
- May 19, 2021Historic investment to create thousands of jobs | Un investissement historique pour créer des milliers d’emplois
More than 22,000 Albertans will be able to get back to work through the largest jobs training program in Alberta’s history.
- Apr 28, 2021
Minister of Labour and Immigration Jason Copping issued the following statement on the National Day of Mourning:
- Apr 21, 2021Bill 71 Passed: Statement from Minister Copping | Adoption du projet de loi 71 : déclaration du ministre Copping
Minister of Labour and Immigration Jason Copping issued the following statement on the passing of Bill 71: Employment Standards (COVID Vaccination Leave) Amendment Act, 2021: