Rights at Work: a collection of resources funded by the Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund.
CPLEA talked to young people from Alberta’s multicultural communities and the service providers that work with them. We asked them what they wanted to know about the law and employment. We heard a lot of stories that ended with, “Can my boss actually do that?” Below are FAQs with printable answers to the questions we collected.
- Questions about Pay
- Questions about Discrimination and Harassment
- Questions about Working Hours and Vacations
- Alberta Human Rights Act – Discrimination at Work
- Duty to Accommodate – What You and Your Employer Should Know
- Your Rights at Work in Alberta – Employment Standards Code
- 10 Rights at Work You Probably Didn’t Know You Have in Alberta
- 9 Things You Shouldn’t Be Asked in a Job Interview
- Some Jerks Don’t Grow Out of It: 10 Tips for Handling an Office Bully
- 11 Alberta Workplace Rights Most People Think They Have but Don’t
- Would You Recognize Workplace Discrimination? 9 Examples of What It Could Look Like
Still have questions?
- CPLEA Resources:
- LawCentral Alberta
- Government of Alberta
- Workers’ Resource Centre (WRC) – The WRC helps Alberta workers through advocacy, our Casework Program, and Public Legal Education. If you need help with an employment issue, the WRC may be able to help.
- Alberta Workers’ Health Centre – provides information and resources for students and young workers on their rights to a safe, healthy and fair workplace.
All of the materials on this page were funded by the Alberta Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund (HREMF). This project was a result of a research project funded by HREMF. The research report is available here.