If you'd like to learn more... Sponsored content is written by Global News' without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn more... The Alberta government says legislation to overhaul workplace rules could come as early as next week. Government House Leader Brian Mason says it’s “pretty likely” a bill will be tabled then. “It’s generally well known that there is some legislation to improve the rights of workers in Alberta that is coming to make sure that we have fair workplaces and that we have up-to-date legislation,” Mason told reporters Tuesday. Alberta labour group calls for better safety for night workers following deadly shootings Labour Minister Christina Gray has been leading reviews of Alberta’s Employment Standards Code and Labour Relations Code. She says Alberta has not updated its rules in almost three decades and the province has fallen behind the rest of the country in many areas. READ MORE: Alberta clarifies rules on investigations into workplace injuries and deaths For example, workers in Alberta can still be legally fired for taking a sick day.

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