To mark National Aboriginal Day, this blog for the Corporate Mapping Project looks at how Indigenous rights and issues interact with the oil industry and the provincial government in Alberta.
Many Alberta teens are employed in prohibited occupations or unsafe workplaces while working more hours than legally allowed, a Parkland Institute study of youth labour in the province asserts.
Illegal and Injurious: How Alberta Has Failed Teen Workers
As students return to school across Alberta today, thousands of teens will again be juggling their time between education and employment. But a new report released today by Parkland Institute warns that many Alberta teens are working in prohibited occupations or face unsafe workplaces, and that the provincial government has failed to effectively enforce the employment regulations in place to protect them.