Changes to Employment Standards for Farma and Ranches – Effective January 1, 2018
Alberta Labour standards are changing the rules effective January 1, 2018. Below is a summary of the highlighted changes.
The new rules for Farm and Ranch Workers ONLY apply to waged, non-family members, which includes workers that are year round employees or seasonal employees. The new rules don’t apply to family members, nor do they apply to neighbours or friends lending a helping hand.
People who are exempt under the new farming rules:
Family members include:
Changes to the Hours of Work and Rest:
Quick recap of Non-Family, wage employees:
Exempt from Rules Around:
Employees and Entitled to:
Additional information can be found on the Alberta Labours standards website at: www.alberta.ca/eschanges