UK & Ireland Employment Law – What You Need to Know

As we near the March 29th deadline, there has considerable speculation surrounding the impact that “Brexit” will have on the UK and its neighboring countries, with a focus placed on Ireland in particular. Although changes in workplace rights are unlikely to occur post-Brexit, major employment law differences remain between the two nations.

Alberta’s Minimum Wage – Highest in Canada

Alberta has been gradually raising their province’s weekly and monthly minimum wages since late 2016. Starting 1 October 2018, the minimum hourly wage was raised to $15, affecting nearly 11% of Alberta’s total workforce (254,000 employees). Alberta now has the highest provincial minimum wage in Canada.