These FAQs are provided by the Canadian Legal FAQs, a website of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. These FAQs provide information about employment law in Alberta and are divided into 12 sections: General; The difference between employees and independent contractors; Contract of Employment; Employment Standards; Pay; Overtime; Hours of Work; General Holidays & General Holiday Pay; ; Vacations & Vacation Pay; Maternity & Parental Leave; Termination & Temporary Layoff; and Enforcement of Labour Standards.
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Do you have questions about and your rights as a tenant when you have lost your job? Take a look at our new resource for answers to some common questions.
Rights at Work is a collection of resources developed by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta and funded by the Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund. The resources make use of real‐life scenarios to demonstrate Alberta legislation that protects workers.Resources include tipsheet, videos, quizzes and articles.
Losing a job is very traumatic: financially and emotionally. Here are some of the things you might want to know if this happens to you. This tipsheet produced by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA) informs Albertans about their rights when they have been terminated from their employment.
Employment Insurance (EI) provides temporary financial assistance to unemployed Canadians who have lost their job through no fault of their own, while they look for work or upgrade their skills.
Canadians who are sick, pregnant, or caring for a newborn or adopted child, as well as those who must care for a family member who is seriously ill with a significant risk of death or who must provide care or support to their critically ill or injured child may also be assisted by Employment Insurance.
If you have lost your job through no fault of your own, you may be eligible for Employment Insurance (EI.) This tipsheet produced by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA) provides general information on EI benefits and eligibility.
This website from Service Canada will enable users to access all insurance jurisprudence (i.e. CUBs (Canadian Umpire Benefits), Fderal Court and Supreme Court decisions.
Services for Youth is all about helping youth 15 to 30 years of age. On this Government of Canada site, you will find information ranging from health and education programs to sports and cultural activities. These services are specific to the community you live. Simply click on "In Your Community" on the left hand topic area and you will find any information categories which relate to your community.