Programs and services to help individuals find and keep jobs, get training and adapt to a changing labour market.
Rules, regulations and compliance measures for employers and employees in Alberta workplaces.
Resources for immigrants and refugees including support programs, obtaining work, and applying for temporary and permanent residency.
Labour Relations Code, legislation, mediation services, publications and collective bargaining agreements.
Preventing work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities by working with employers and workers.
Bill 11 will help underemployed newcomers fully contribute to Alberta’s economy.
Bill 2 will reduce the burden on job creators, restore workplace democracy and get Albertans back to work.
Job creation student wage
A new job creation student wage of $13/hour for students under 18 came into effect June 26, 2019. New rules
Workplace health and safety laws
Alberta has made significant changes to its occupational health and safety (OHS) laws. New OHS laws help keep workplaces healthy and safe.
Minimum wage expert panel
A panel of industry experts and professionals is assessing Alberta’s minimum wage.
Parliamentary Secretary Muhammad Yaseen
Muhammad Yaseen was appointed Parliamentary Secretary of Immigration on April 30, 2019.
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:
- Aug 16, 2019
The Workers’ Compensation Board – Alberta (WCB) Board of Directors has been reduced from 10 to seven members, saving as much as $56,000 in spending.
- Aug 15, 2019
The Alberta government has appointed a diverse expert panel that will use research, expertise and experience to assess Alberta’s minimum wage.
- Jul 18, 2019
An amendment to the Employment Standards Regulation restores previous working arrangements for the province’s essential wildfire detection program.