10 Rights at Work You Probably Didn’t Know You Have in Alberta
Article discussing 10 rights Alberta employees have but may not know about, including about pay, unsafe work, and vacation time.
11 Alberta Workplace Rights Most People Think They Have but Don’t
Article discussing 11 rights Albertans may think they have at work, but actually do not, including about benefits, youth workers, and sick leave.
9 Things You Shouldn’t Be Asked in a Job Interview
Article discussing 9 questions you legally cannot be asked in a job interview under human rights laws.
Alberta Human Rights Act – Discrimination at Work
Infographic about the Alberta Human Rights Act and discrimination at work.
Last Update: 2019
Defending Your Workplace Rights in Alberta Can Be More Difficult Than It Should Be
LawNow article by the Workers' Resource Centre about common scenarios where workers do not understand their rights and options, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation.
Difference Between Employees and Independent Contractors
FAQs and answers about the difference between employees and independent contractors, including the legal test for each.
FAQs and answers about employment contracts, including what happens if you do not have a written contract.
Employment Standards – General Information
FAQs and answers about Alberta's Employment Standards Code generally, including which workers are covered by the Code and which are not.
Enforcement of Employment Standards
FAQs and answers about how employment standards under Alberta's Employment Standards Code are enforced.
Reading Between the Lines: Implied terms in individual employment contracts
LawNow article about the implied terms in individual employment contracts, both by law and based on the situation.
Small Business Essentials: An employment lawyer’s perspective
LawNow article describing three essentials all small business owners should have in place: employment agreements, policies, and termination letters and releases.
The (Sometimes Complicated) Rules that Apply to Farm Workers in Alberta
LawNow article about how the Employment Standards Code applies (and does not apply) to Alberta farm workers.
Your Rights at Work – Employment Standards Law (Infographic)
Infographic about employment standards laws, both Alberta's Employment Standards Code and the Canada Labour Code.
Last Update: 2019