Fonds paa-6743 - Alberta. Ministry of Human Resources and Employment fonds

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Alberta. Ministry of Human Resources and Employment fonds

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on Order in Council 241/99 pursuant to the <em>Government Organization Act</em>, 1994 c. G-8.5

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CA PAA paa-6743

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  • 1918-2001, predominant 1940-1995 (Creation)
    Alberta. Ministry of Human Resources and Employment

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577.63 m of textual records and other materials.

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Fonds consists of executive, administrative and operational records generated in the performance of the following functions: administration and provision of social allowance, income support and other public welfare programs; administration of federal pension programs; licensing and financial support of day care facilities; supervision of foster care homes; provision of vocational rehabilitation and other services for the handicapped; direction and support of services to the disabled provided by outside and other governmental agencies; investigation of fraudulent welfare claims; services to families, including maintenance enforcement and mediation; provision of guardianship to dependant adults; appeal panels for various service programs; program delivery through regional offices; financial management for the department; personnel management for the department; public relations; review and development of legislation relating to various department programs; building inspection; building standards development electrical safety; employment standards creation, administration and monitoring; fire prevention; fire and arson investigation; manpower training and development; mediation services; occupational health and safety programs; professional and occupational association registration; program planning and development; and union certification and administration of collective agreements. The fonds contains records of the Workers' Compensation Board, the Personnel Administration Office, and the Labour Relations Board. Information about the records of these subordinate agencies may be found in the respective sous-fonds descriptions. The Ministry of Human Resources and Employment fonds also contains records relating to child welfare programs. These records were retained by the Department of Family of Social Services and came into the custody of the Ministry of Human Resources and Employment before their transfer to the Provincial Archives. The fonds contains correspondence, reports and statistics, a wide variety of types of case files, reference material for the use of the Department's executive officers, collective agreements, daily record and registration books, minutes and agendas of various departmental and inter-governmental committees, manuals, proposals and applications, contracts, drafts of legislation and regulations, financial records, policy and procedures documents, certificates, briefing papers, directives, organization charts and publications. The records have been arranged into the following series. Appeals panels administrative and operational records;Appeals panels decision case files;Baker Centre administrative and operational records;Building inspection case files;Building standards administrative records;Building standards development records;Calgary fire and arson investigation case files;Camrose district approved adoption home records;Canada Assistance Plan administrative and operational records;Central records office reference material;Child welfare administrative and operational records;Child welfare and wardship registry cards;Child welfare placement administrative and operational records;Children in care nominal rolls;Client services administrative records;Client services executive records;Collective agreements;Collective bargaining administrative records;Collective bargaining authorizations;Day care and day home facilities records;Day care and foster care licensing records;Department and program financial records;Department executive records;Department general administrative records;Edmonton district general operational records;Edmonton fire and arson investigation case files;Electrical safety administrative and operational records;Electrical safety standards and codes;Employment standards administrative records;Employment standards operational records;Employment standards dispute resolution case files;Emergency social services administrative and operational records;Families council administrative and operational records;Family relations, mediation and maintenance case files;Family violence prevention programs operational records;Federal-provincial liaison records;Finance administrative records;Finance operational records;Fire prevention administrative records;Fire safety inspection records;Fraud investigation case files;Fraud investigation general operational records;Grande Cache region operational records;Heritage grant program operational records;High Prairie general operational records;Hinton district general operational records;Income support programs administrative and general operational records;Income support programs client case files;Industrial Wage Security Act case files;Information services administrative records;Labour mediation administrative records;Labour mediation case files;Legislative review and development records;Lethbridge district administrative and general operational records;Lethbridge district safety services administrative records;Lethbridge fire and arson investigation case files;Mediation services administrative records;Michener Centre daily record books;Ministerial records;Northeast region administrative and operational records;Northwest region operational records;Occupational health and safety administrative records;Occupational health and safety employer files;Occupational health and safety executive records;Occupational health and safety prosecution case files;Occupational health and safety site project records;Peace River Pulp Mill prosecution records;Peace River fire and arson investigation case files;Personnel administrative records;Personnel operational records;Planning and research general operational records;Planning and research project records;Professions and occupations administrative records;Professions and occupations operational records;Public Guardian client case files;Public relations records;Radiation safety records;Red Deer district administrative and operational records;Red Deer fire and arson investigation case files;Rocky Mountain House region general operational records;Services to the disabled administrative and operational records;Sherwood park region administrative and operational records;Sifton Children's Centre administrative and operational records;Social allowance programs administrative records;South region general operational records;Systems administrative records;Vocational rehabilitation committee records;Yellowhead Youth Centre administrative and general operational records;Youth assessment centres case files

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Other materials include: ca. 25,500 microfiches; ca. 16,900 microfilm reels; 111 video cassettes; 31 maps; 14 audio cassettes

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Records acquired through scheduled transfer from the Ministry of Human Resources and Employment and its subordinate agencies.


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  • The material is in English.

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Subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;Subject to the Copyright Act

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