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    Minister Jason Copping

    Jason Copping was sworn in as Minister of Labour and Immigration on April 30, 2019.

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    Associate Minister Muhammad Yaseen

    Muhammad Yaseen was appointed Associate Minister of Immigration and Multiculturalism on July 8, 2021.

Accomplishments

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Employers can save time using new employment standards and OHS online services to access applications, submit appeals and create reports.

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The Fairness for Newcomers Office opened on March 2. The office works to remove barriers and ensure registration practices are transparent, objective, impartial and fair.

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Our responsibilities

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:

In focus

Budget 2021

Alberta’s budget is focused on protecting lives and livelihoods, investing in health care, preparing for recovery and spending responsibly.

Alberta is improving the foreign credential assessment process to help underemployed newcomers fully contribute to our economy.

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.

Latest news

  • Sep 06, 2021

    Minister of Labour and Immigration Jason Copping issued the following statement on Labour Day:

  • Aug 01, 2021

    Ron Orr, Minister of Culture, and Muhammad Yaseen, Associate Minister of Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on Hindu Heritage Month:

  • Jul 30, 2021

    Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Kaycee Madu, Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz, Minister of Community and Social Services Jason Luan, Associate Minister of Immigration and Multiculturalism Muhammad Yaseen and Associate Minister of Status of Women Whitney Issik issued the following statements on World Day against Trafficking in Persons:

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