- 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.
- Jul 23, 2021
Close to $182 million in applications to Alberta’s largest jobs training program signals confidence in the province’s future economic recovery and growth.
- Jul 19, 2021
Muhammad Yaseen, Associate Minister of Multiculturalism and Immigration issued the following statement on Eid al-Adha:
- Jun 22, 2021More Albertans to receive $1,200 Critical Worker Benefit | Un plus grand nombre d’Albertains recevront la prime de 1 200 $ destinée aux travailleurs essentiels
76,500 more workers to receive a one-time payment to recognize the risks they have taken to support Albertans and the economy.