Duty to Accommodate

Published: 21 August 2019

Guide Summary: Duty to Accommodate

Is your workplace accessible to all its employees? In Alberta, employers are legally responsible for making accommodations in their workplaces, on any grounds supported in the Alberta Human Rights Act (AHR Act).

Providing adequate accommodation in the workplace can take various forms such as, adjusting workplace policies, providing rehabilitation programs and revising aspects of the job. This guide will help you understand the employer’s duty to accommodation and the rights and responsibilities of both the employer and the employee on this topic.

For further assistance regarding duty to accommodate, speak with our expert HR advisors at Peninsula. We offer a dedicated employer advice line. that is complimentary and available 24/7. Contact us today at: 1 (833) 247-3652

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