Alberta Human Rights Commission
The 2013 Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA) conference will be held May 29 to 31, 2013 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Renewing the Vision for Human Rights is this year's conference theme. Visit http://www.cashra2013.ca/ for details.
READ THE CURRENT ISSUE OF THE COMMISSION NEWSLETTER
(May 1, 2013)
FORUM: ACCOMMODATING MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DISABILITIES IN THE WORKPLACE
Calgary: June 12, 2013
The Alberta Human Rights Commission and the Human Resources Institute of Alberta are offering a breakfast forum for employers to discuss potential challenges in accommodating employees with physical and mental disabilities. The forum takes place in Calgary on June 12, 2013.
Janice Ashcroft, Senior Legal Counsel, Office of the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals for the Alberta Human Rights Commission, will provide an overview of the duty to accommodate, including rights and responsibilities during all stages of the accommodation process. A panel of industry and agency experts will be available to address questions from the participants.
To learn more about the forum, see Accommodating Mental and Physical Disabilities in the Workplace (PDF). You can register online. For more information, call Jane Maze at 780-422-1924 in Edmonton. You can call toll-free from Alberta locations outside Edmonton. Registration is limited to 75 participants. Read about the Edmonton forum held on January 30, 2013 on the Events page.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: COMMISSION'S CALGARY OFFICE HAS MOVED
(February 20, 2013)
The Calgary office of the Alberta Human Rights Commission has moved. The new public office address is Main Floor, J.J. Bowlen Building, 620-7 Avenue SW, Calgary. See Contact us for full contact information.
RECENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
Dylan Eheler v. L.L. Enterprises Ltd. (March 22, 2013; Brenda Scragg, Tribunal Chair)
Bernardino Morales Reyes v. Newway Concrete Forming Ltd. (March 12, 2013; William D. McFetridge, QC, Tribunal Chair)
Patrick Chieriro v. Allan Michetti and Campoli, Michetti and Associates Management Ltd. and Intacct Accounting & Tax Service Ltd. (February 14, 2013; Sharon V. Lindgren-Hewlett, Tribunal Chair)
Susan Robinson v. City of Edmonton (January 14, 2013; Jennifer Burns, Tribunal Chair)
Ladislav Mihaly v.The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists & Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) and Muhammad Naveed v. The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists & Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) (Preliminary matters decision January 3, 2013; William D. McFetridge, QC, Tribunal Chair; Jennifer Burns, Moosa Jiwaji, Tribunal Members)
These tribunal decisions can be accessed free of charge through the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website.
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Revised: May 3, 2013
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