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Free Alberta Webinar on Workplace Harassment Policies

On October 14, 2015, the Alberta Human Rights Commission will host a complimentary webinar entitled: Developing and Implementing an Effective Harassment Prevention Policy in the Workplace. A workplace harassment policy is not strictly required under Alberta’s current Alberta Human Rights or Occupational Health and Safety legislation. However, we anticipate that amendments are forthcoming to the … Continue Reading

Look to Ontario for Guidance on Gender Identity and Gender Expression Discrimination

Gender identity and gender expression are not expressly protected grounds under the Alberta Human Rights Act. It has been recently reported in the news that the Alberta Government is considering amending the Act to add both of these grounds. Alberta employers should keep in mind two things petaining to gender identity and gender expression. First, both … Continue Reading