COVID-19 Updates: State of public health emergency declared.
- 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.
- Dec 06, 2021
Organizations can apply for grants that help newcomers access services to make Alberta their home and contribute to economic recovery.
- Dec 01, 2021
Minister of Labour and Immigration Tyler Shandro issued the following statement on the updated Occupational Health and Safety Act and revised regulations taking effect on Dec. 1:
- Nov 24, 2021REP safety training now available | La formation sur la sécurité du programme d’exemption des restrictions est maintenant offerte
Alberta’s front-line workers can now access safety training to help them keep businesses open and patrons safe during the pandemic.