Alberta Human Rights Commission

UPCOMING HUMAN RIGHTS IN EMPLOYMENT PUBLIC WORKSHOPS
Edmonton: June 10, 2015
Calgary: June 24, 2015
The Alberta Human Rights Commission is offering two upcoming Human Rights in the Workplace public workshops. Read more in the May 20, 2015 special issue of the Commission newsletter.

COMMISSION RELEASES TWO REVISED INFORMATION SHEETS
(May 2015)
The Commission has released two revised information sheets:

The publications have been substantially revised to reflect current information.

RECENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
(May 2015)

  • Tristan Olsen v. Hi-Tech Assembly Systems Inc. (May 12, 2015; Melissa L. Luhtanen, Tribunal Chair)
  • Charlotte Mortland v. Peace Wapiti School Division No. 76 and Bill VanRootselaar v. Peace Wapiti School Division No. 76 (April 29, 2015; Sarah FitzGerald, Tribunal Chair)
  • Farhat Amir (on behalf of Sarmad Amir) v. Webber Academy Foundation and Shabnam Nazar (on behalf of Naman Siddique) v. Webber Academy Foundation (April 10, 2015; Sharon Lindgren-Hewlett, Tribunal Chair; William J. Johnson, Q.C., Tribunal Member; Melissa Luhtanen, Tribunal Member)
  • Kristen Hutton v. ARC Business Solutions Inc. (Preliminary Matters Decision Regarding the Validity of a Severance Agreement; April 7, 2015; Joanne Archibald, Tribunal Chair)
  • Tammy Cooper v. 133668899 Ltd. (o/a Best Western Strathmore Inn) (March 11, 2015; Melissa L. Luhtanen, Tribunal Chair)
  • Kathalin Horvath v. Rocky View School Division No. 41 (March 5, 2015; Joanne Archibald, Tribunal Chair)

These tribunal decisions can be accessed free of charge through the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website.

READ THE QUARTERLY ISSUE OF THE COMMISSION NEWSLETTER
(May 6, 2015)

COMMISSION RELEASES 2013-14 ANNUAL REPORT
(January 6, 2015)
The Commission has released its 2013-14 Annual Report. The report provides a summary of results achieved in the three areas of activity undertaken by the Commission: education and engagement, complaint resolution, and complaint adjudication. It also includes information about the legislative framework for the Commission and the Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund, biographies of the Members of the Commission, and listings of tribunal decisions made in 2013-14. Read the report.

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ABOUT THE COMMISSION
The Alberta Human Rights Commission is an independent commission of the Government of Alberta. Our mandate is to foster equality and reduce discrimination. We provide public information and education programs, and help Albertans resolve human rights complaints.

The Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund has provided funding for this website.

Revised: May 29, 2015


 

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