Complaint statistics: sections cited
Complaint grounds cited by section of the Alberta Human Rights Act (2015-16)
An individual complaint may cite more than one protected ground and more than oneprotected area of the Act. A total of 2,289 grounds were cited in the 821 complaints opened in 2015-16.
Employment practices (Section 7) 83%
Goods, services, accommodation, 9%
facilities (Section 4)
Applications and advertisements re: employment 3%
Membership in trade union, etc.(Section 9) 2%
Retaliation (Section 10.1) 1%
Tenancy (Section 5) 1%
Equal pay (Section 6) less than 1%
Frivolous or vexatious complaints less than 1%
with malicious intent (Section 10.2)
Publications, notices (Section 3) 0%
*Percentages have been rounded
Revised: November 30, 2016
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