Events

Employer forum series: Accommodating Pregnancy, Maternity and Parental Leave in the Workplace
(Edmonton, October 21, 2015 and Calgary,  November 18, 2015)
The Commission, in partnership with the Human Resources Institute of Alberta, Enbridge Pipelines Inc., and Sturgeon County, hosted another forum, Accommodating Pregnancy, Maternity and Parental Leave in the Workplace, in its continuing series on human rights in employment. The forum was held in Edmonton on October 21, 2015 and Calgary on November 18, 2015. The session was led by Janice Ashcroft, Q.C., Senior Legal Counsel, Office of the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission, and Darrell Peterson (Edmonton) and Arnelda Devison (Calgary), both legal counsel from Enbridge Pipelines Inc. The participants enjoyed working on case scenarios and learning from the presenters as well as each other as participants shared their own insights and experiences.

Employer forum series: Accommodating Religious Beliefs in the Workplace (Edmonton, March 11, 2015)
The Commission, in partnership with the Human Resources Institute of Alberta, Enbridge Pipelines Inc., Sturgeon County and the Teamsters' Union, hosted the human rights in employment forum Accommodating Religious Beliefs in the Workplace on March 11, 2015 in Edmonton. The forum began with opening remarks from Mr. Robert Philp, Queen's Counsel, Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission. This was followed with presentations by Janice Ashcroft, Q.C., Senior Legal Counsel, Office of the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission and Adriana Tulissi, Community Engagement Manager, SU Wellness Centre, University of Calgary. Ms. Ashcroft emphasized the importance of providing accommodation for religious beliefs in the workplace and discussed scenarios based on real cases. Ms. Tulissi offered examples of accommodation provided by the University of Calgary. The session concluded with the panelists answering questions from the participants.

Archive of past events

Revised: February 2, 2016

 

 


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