Human Rights Violations

Empathetically Advising Clients on Their Legal Rights in Alberta and Beyond

Under Alberta’s Employment Standards Code and the Human Rights Act, employees are granted basic rights that they cannot be contracted out of. These two crucial pieces of legislation cover most workplaces and also explain employee obligations, as well as the obligations and responsibilities of employers. At Guardian Law Group LLP, our team of talented employment lawyers is here to assists clients throughout Calgary who have encountered various human rights violations and faced discrimination in the workplace, and we are prepared to put our skills and extensive resources to work for you today!

Human Rights in the Workplace

Human rights protections extend to your workplace, which means in some cases, certain actions employers take to dismiss or terminate your employment might be considered a breach of Human Rights legislation that protects workers from discrimination in the workplace.

According to the Alberta Human Rights Act, it is illegal for employers to discriminate against an employee based on the following:

  • Religious Beliefs
  • Race
  • Ancestry
  • Colour
  • Mental Disability
  • Family Status
  • Place of Origin
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Physical Disability
  • Marital Status
  • Source of Income

Human Rights & Discrimination Services We offer

Guardian Law Group LLP doesn’t believe in providing our clients with cookie-cutter solutions. Instead, we approach each case from the client’s unique perspective to ensure their individual concerns and legal needs are carefully considered so that we can deliver top-notch legal representation. When you meet with our legal team, we will listen and work with you to devise effective legal strategies and solutions that are tailored to your case goals.

Our legal professionals can assist you with:

  • Seeking accommodation for a disability, family status, religious beliefs, or any other protected ground
  • Determining if employer actions constitute discrimination based on a protected ground under human rights legislation
  • Filing a Human Rights Complaint with the Alberta Human Rights Commission
  • Tracking down evidence and documentation to build a strong case
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Conducting investigations related to harassment or discrimination complaints

Reach Out to Guardian Law Group LLP for Compassionate Legal Guidance

Do you believe your employer has committed a human rights violation or discriminated against you in the workplace? If so, get in touch with our legal team so we can help you navigate every aspect of the legal process and make sure your best interests are protected.

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