Alberta’s economy thrives on its abundant oil and gas reserves, alongside thriving agriculture, forestry, and technology sectors. The cost of living varies across cities, with Calgary and Edmonton being more expensive. Wages are generally higher due to the lucrative energy industry.

Alberta Leaves & Compensation

Sick Days: No minimum. Vacation: Must work 1 full year […]

Checklist of Essential HR Policies for Alberta

The policies every employer operating in Alberta must have. What […]

Month In Review – Alberta

A round-up of recent laws, announcements and cases.

Additional Tools, Insight & Solutions Search

Parental Leave Compliance Game Plan

12 steps for complying with employment standards law parental leave requirements.

Payroll Deduction Authorization Form

PAYROLL DEDUCTION AUTHORIZATION FORM Employee Information: Employee Name: Employee ID: Department: [...]

CPP Changes Memo

CANADA PENSION PLAN Update To: All Employees From: [Your Name/Position] Date: [Date] Subject: [...]

Statutory Holidays – Know The Laws Of Your Province

Six of Canada’s 14 jurisdictions—Federal, BC, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Prince Edward [...]

2024 Statutory Holidays

Adjust your work schedules accordingly. Here’s a list of each jurisdiction’s statutory holidays in [...]

Post-Employment References Policy

Here’s a post-employment references policy template that you can adapt with the help of your lawyer [...]

How An Employee May Become Entitled To A Deferred Bonus Upon Termination

Employers and employees may agree to defer the payment of an employee’s bonus upon the [...]

Awards For Injury To Dignity And Self-Respect On The Rise In Alberta

Two recent cases heard by the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta have resulted in record damages [...]

Pay Transparency Policy

Pay transparency has become the hottest thing in new HR lawmaking. Even if not currently required [...]

2023 Minimum Wage Rates Across Canada

Minimum Wage Rates Across Canada, as of Oct 1, 2023 FEDERAL General Minimum Wage: $16.65 per hour [...]

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