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Labor rights are laws created in order to always have fairness and keep peace between employees and employers. They have evolved in 19th century after the creation of trade unions following the industrialisation processes. Corruption Jurisprudence Philosophy of law Law (principle) List of legal abbreviations Legal code Intent Letter versus Spirit Natural Justice Natural law Religious law Witness intimidation Legal research External links Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School of Law Look up law in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Law, Legal Definitions... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... A union (labor union in American English; trade union, sometimes trades union, in British English; either labour union or trade union in Canadian English) is a legal entity consisting of employees or workers having a common interest, such as all the assembly workers for one employer, or all the workers... Industrialisation (or industrialization) or an industrial revolution (in general, with lowercase letters) is a process of social and economic change whereby a human society is transformed from a pre-industrial to an industrial state. ...


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As a worker you have rights within the province of Alberta.
These rights determine the hours of work, how much you get paid, your hours of work, which holidays you get paid for, termination pay, etc. This web page has been prepared by the Alberta Federation of Labour as part of a campaign to make younger workers aware of their rights in the workplace.
Alberta Labour is responsible for enforcing the laws covering the minimum employment standards in Alberta.
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