Alberta Human Rights Information Service January 27, 2015

Human rights case law: Tribunal decisions

The Commission recently released the following tribunal decisions:

  • Gilles Caron v. City of Edmonton
    Grounds - Place of Origin, Ancestry
    Area - Employment Practices
    Decision date - January 5, 2015; Joanne Archibald, Tribunal Chair

  • Melissa Stergiou v. Apache Canada Ltd. (Preliminary Matters Decision Regarding the Validity of a Severance Agreement)
    Decision date - January 5, 2015; Sharon Lindgren-Hewlett, Tribunal Chair

  • Christina Green v. Kee Management Solutions Inc.
    Ground - Gender/Sexual Harassment
    Area - Employment Practices
    Decision date - December 3, 2014; William J. Johnson, Q.C., Tribunal Chair

You can read these decisions on the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website.

Upcoming Human Rights in the Workplace public workshops

You can still register for two upcoming Human Rights in the Workplace public workshops!

The full-day Human Rights in the Workplace public workshops, intended for anyone wanting basic human rights information, will provide participants with:

  • an overview of Alberta's human rights legislation,
  • information about the duty to accommodate,
  • an understanding of harassment in the workplace, and
  • strategies for preventing harassment in the workplace.

The winter 2015 public workshop schedule is as follows:

Calgary
Date:
February 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Acclaim Hotel Calgary Airport, 123 Freeport Boulevard NE
Fee: The workshop fee is $125.00 plus GST, totaling $131.25. Lunch is included.

You can register online for the February 11, 2015 public workshop.

Edmonton
Date:
March 4, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Radisson Hotel Edmonton South, 4440 Gateway Boulevard 
Fee: The workshop fee is $125.00 plus GST, totaling $131.25. Lunch is included.

You can register online for the March 4, 2015 public workshop.

Read more about the workshops.

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