Module six: The human rights complaint process

Employers and employees can benefit from knowing how to respond appropriately to resolve internal human rights complaints, as well as being familiar with the complaint process under the Alberta Human Rights Act.

In this module, participants will learn about:

  • the Commission's human rights complaint process,
  • the criteria the Commission uses for accepting complaints,
  • the rights and responsibilities of the respondent,  
  • the human rights tribunal (administrative tribunal) process, and
  • the remedies that may be recommended or ordered.

Read the complete list of Human Rights in the Workplace Workshop modules.

Revised: March 10, 2010



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