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October 1, 2016

Easy Reading Employment Law Protects Workers Now Available

The latest Easy Reading Employment Law Protects Workers is now available. It includes information on employment standards including the new minimum wage as of Oct. 1. This low-literacy guide helps Albertans understand:

  • Rules about wages, overtime, vacations, rest breaks and holidays.
  • Rules about leaves such as compassionate care leave.
  • How to understand a pay stub.
  • Where to get information on special rules and exemptions.
You can order the updated publication at alis.alberta.ca/publications. There is also a printable Easy Reading Employment Law Protects Workers worksheet to help teachers and career practitioners.
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