- 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.
- May 06, 2020
The health and safety of workers at Alberta’s food processing plants continues to be monitored to ensure the safe operation of Alberta’s food supply chain.
- May 04, 2020
Minister of Labour and Immigration Jason Copping issued the following statement on North American Occupational Safety and Health Week:
- Apr 30, 2020
The Alberta government and Alberta Health Services (AHS) have provided the guidance to support Cargill to take aggressive measures to protect the health and safety of workers at the Cargill Canada beef-processing plant and keep Canada’s food supply chain strong.