Alberta Human Rights Information Service March 18, 2014

Employer Forum Series: Family Status Accommodation and Compassionate Care Leave

The Alberta Human Rights Commission, together with the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Human Resources Institute of Alberta, Enbridge Pipelines Inc. and the Teamsters' Union, is offering a breakfast forum for employers. The forum presenters will discuss family status accommodation under the Alberta Human Rights Act and Compassionate Care Leave under the Employment Standards Code and the related obligations of employers and employees. This is the third session in the Duty to Accommodate employer forum series, and it takes place in Edmonton on April 15, 2014.

Janice Ashcroft, QC, Senior Legal Counsel, Office of the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals for the Alberta Human Rights Commission; Vicki Giles, Partner, McLennan Ross LLP; and Darrell Peterson, Senior Legal Counsel for Enbridge Pipelines, will lead the discussion on the rights and obligations concerning family status protection and Compassionate Care Leave. There will be an opportunity for questions following the presentations. 

To learn more about the forum, see 
Family Status Accommodation and Compassionate Care Leave (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 by first calling 310-0000. Registration is limited to 60 participants.


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