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No. 2021-05


Office of the Minister




WHEREAS, pursuant to section 74.1, the Minister of Labour and Immigration granted an exemption and variance respecting certain sections of the Employment Standards Code (Code) in Ministerial Order No. 2020-52 (M.O. 2020-52) to the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) and to those employees identified in section 1 of M.O. 2020-52;


AND WHEREAS section 74.1(5) of the Code provides the authority for the Minister to amend an order made under section 74.1;


THEREFORE, pursuant to section 74.1(5) of the Code and on application by AUPE, I, Jason Copping, Minister of Labour and Immigration, hereby amend M.O. 2020-52 as follows, and subject to the following terms and conditions:

1        By striking out “by:” at the end of clause 8.

2        By striking out clause 11 and replacing it with the following:

This Order expires on the later of either:

(a)   the end of the term of the Collective Agreement, or

(b)  the end of the Collective Agreement pursuant to section 130(1) of the Labour Relations Code.

3        AUPE must provide a copy of this Order to AULReP as soon as possible.

4        AUPE must provide a copy of this Order to the employees as soon as possible.

5        The Minister may, at any time, amend or revoke this Order.



DATED at Edmonton, Alberta this 4 day of February, 2021.





                                                                        Jason Copping

                                                                        Minister of Labour and Immigration