Alberta Labour Information

Like all good governments, Alberta supports its people in finding their best career paths and jobs. Alberta has ALIC, Alberta Labour Information Centre. They provide a range of support services for a variety of employment scenarios – labour market entry, re-entry, retraining, or new Albertans, for the young and the not so young.

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The Gig Economy

What is this “Gig” economy anyway? “Gigs” – short-term contracts mediated by digital platform businesses – are increasing,  and have the potential to transform the future of work in Canada and globally. The work is  precarious – meaning it is temporary, contract-based, low paid, and provides no training, health, or retirement benefits. — Towards An

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