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By Jeremy Hainsworth
Alberta is reviewing its Employment Standards Code and Labour Relations Code because the changed nature of work and family life since the regulations were introduced 30 years ago necessitates their updating, Minister of Labour Christina Gray said April 5.
“Our government believes fair and family-friendly workplace laws support a strong economy and help ensure good jobs for Albertans,” Gray said in a statement to Bloomberg BNA. “Alberta’s workplaces have changed a lot in the past 30 years, and we need to ensure our laws are kept up-to-date with today’s modern workplaces.”
The Employment Standards Code and regulations establish minimum standards for all employment relationships under provincial jurisdiction and apply to the majority of provincial workers in Alberta. The code provides Albertans with rights and protections through standards on hours of work, overtime, general holidays, special leave, vacation and more.
A review survey on employment standards is seeking feedback on:
The Labour Relations Code is the main piece of legislation that applies to union-management relationships. Among considerations for the Labour Code review are:
Feedback on proposed changes is due April 18.
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