You Need the Right Tools for Your Job.

When you’re standing up for yourself in the workplace it is important to have the proper facts to back you up. There is a lot of information to go through out there, but we have collected some of the best resources for the workplace. Knowledge is power, especially when you’re faced with an unfair boss or workplace. We have you covered.

Alberta Government Resources

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety

The Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act sets the minimum standards for workplace health and safety in the province. It provides legal criteria for the roles and responsibilities of employers and workers.

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Alberta Labour Relations Legislation

Alberta legislation that covers labour relations in the province including employers and unions.

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Alberta Employment Standards

This recently updated code includes rules, regulations and compliance measures that protect workers and businesses in Alberta.

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Service Canada Resources

Employment Insurance Benefits

Information about Employment Insurance (EI) temporary benefits for workers, sickness, fishing and family-related benefits.

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Old Age Security Program

Information on the Government of Canada's largest pension program.

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Canada Pension Plan

Provides contributors and their families with partial replacement of earnings in the case of retirement, disability or death.

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Wage Earner Protection Program

This is a Government of Canada program that provides payment of eligible wages owing to workers whose employer has gone bankrupt or become subject to receivership.

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Additional Resources

Edmonton Distress Centre

The Edmonton Distress Centre is run by CMHA Edmonton. If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs someone to talk to you can call the Distress Line 24/7 and it is completely confidential. 

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Calgary Distress Centre

The Calgary Distress Centre has highly trained volunteers and professional staff that are available 24/7 if you need someone to talk to. Your call will be confidential.

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Workers Resources Centre

The Workers’ Resource Centre is a charitable organization concerned about the well-being and quality of life of working people in Alberta.

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Alberta Health Services Workplace Resources

An addiction and mental health resource that covers topics and issues specific to the workplace to help to make your workplace safe, healthy and productive.

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Worker Compensations Board – Alberta

The Workers Compensation Board is an insurance program that covers injuries in the workplace and aims to significantly reduce the impact of workplace illness and injury on Albertans.

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Alberta Human Rights Commission

The Alberta Human Rights Act protects Albertans from discrimination and ensures that all Albertans are offered an equal opportunity in all areas of their life including the workplace.

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