Upcoming Changes to Alberta’s Youth Employment Laws December 11 2019

On January 1, 2020, employers in Alberta will no longer be able to hire employees under the age of twelve unless all of the following conditions are satisfied:

  1. Parental or guardian consent is provided.
  2. The employee is employed in an artistic endeavour.
  3. A permit is obtained by the employer which includes allowable hours and other restrictions as determined during the permitting process.

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Source: HR Insider