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:
- Oct 01, 2019
A program is now available to help unionized employees, or employees who may become part of a union, better understand and exercise their rights.
- Sep 28, 2019
A new safe haven for women and their children is opening at YWCA Calgary.
- 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.