Human Rights in Employment Forum Series

The Alberta Human Rights Commission, together with Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR), Enbridge Employee Services Canada Inc., Sturgeon County, the United Food and Commercial Workers' Union Local 401, and the Edmonton and District Labour Council, offer the Human Rights in Employment Forum Series. During the breakfast forum, employers and subject matter experts gather to discuss and better understand the related human rights issues and how they affect employers and employees. 

The breakfast forums are available to the public and are particularly recommended for:

  • Business owners 
  • Human resource practitioners 
  • Executives, managers, supervisors and team leads
  • Union representatives

Participants should have a working knowledge of the Alberta Human Rights Act. The Commission's workshops and online learning resources offer an overview of the Alberta Human Rights Act.

The Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of Alberta (CPHR) has approved Continuing Professional Development hours for Certified Human Resource Professionals (CHRP) in Alberta when attending a forum. Please contact CPHR for more information.

From April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015, the Commission hosted six Human Rights in Employment forums as part of the Duty to Accommodate series.

For more information about forums, call Jane Maze at 780-422-1924 in Edmonton. You can call toll-free from Alberta locations outside Edmonton by first calling 310-0000.

Schedule of upcoming forums:

Understanding Gender Identity and Gender Expression in the Workplace

Date: February 7, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: To be determined
Fee: $50.00 plus GST, totaling $52.50. Breakfast is included.
You can read more and register online for the February 7, 2018 forum.

Date: February 28, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Acclaim Hotel Calgary Airport, 123 Freeport Blvd NE
Fee: $50.00 plus GST, totaling $52.50. Breakfast is included.
You can read more and register online for the February 28, 2018 forum.

Revised: October 20, 2017



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