The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with the new Employment Standards Regulation completing Bill 17, the payroll rates for 2018 and the Hays Canada 2018 salary guide.
Alberta Employment Standards Code
On June 7, 2017, outside of House sitting, Bill 17, Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act received royal assent. This means effective January 1, 2018, most of the new rules updating employment and labour law in union and non-union Alberta workplace will come into force.
In the matter of Step Energy Services Ltd. v. Joe Palmer, the employer appealed an Order of an Employment Standards Officer that required the employer to pay $3,397.22 for unpaid wages that the Officer concluded was owing to the employee.