Terms and conditions of employment

Under the Alberta Human Rights Act, employers have a duty to take reasonable steps to provide a discrimination-free workplace to ensure that employees are not discriminated against based on the grounds protected under the Act. The protected grounds are: race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, family status, source of income and sexual orientation. Employers are responsible for ensuring that all employees are treated equitably in all terms and conditions of employment including: applying for a job, recruitment, training, transfers, promotions, terms of apprenticeship, rate of pay, overtime, hours of work, holidays, benefits, shift work, performance evaluations, and discipline.

Attendance and absence
Dress codes and appearance
Drug and alcohol dependencies in Alberta workplaces
Bona fide occupational requirements
Equal pay for similar work
Religious beliefs

Revised: April 11, 2017

 

 


Our vision is a vibrant and inclusive Alberta where the rich diversity of people is celebrated and respected, and where everyone has the opportunity to fully participate in society, free from discrimination.