1-888-488-4006
Blog
RELATED TOPICS OUR SOLUTIONS

Ethics Archives

An employer's obligation to prevent workplace violence

Alberta employers are required to provide their employees with a violence-free workplace. Admittedly, it can be difficult to know when a particular person could commit a violent act against an employee. Even so, understanding what constitutes violence and certain situations in which it may occur, an employer can help prevent it from happening within the company.

Employer obligations in workplace harassment and violence

Employees deserve a safe place to work. Employers are obligated under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to make that happen. The law outlines the minimum requirements for addressing workplace harassment and violence. In particular, as of 2018, employers were required to provide a "psychologically safe" environment to workers.

Are your business's harassment investigations above reproach?

Employers have an obligation to provide a work environment that is free of bullying, harassment, discrimination and other inappropriate workplace behavior. To protect your company, you need to make sure that your workplace investigations are timely, fair and impartial.

Avoiding claims of harassment at office holiday parties

After recent events that led to the #metoo movement, employers may be feeling unsure of how to proceed when it comes to holiday parties. Because only a small percentage of employees are responsible for the inappropriate and predatory behaviour, some Alberta business owners and managers feel it would be unfair to eliminate holiday parties altogether. Instead, they are taking a close look at their harassment policies.

Alberta's Whistleblower Protection Reach Expands To Investment World

In Alberta, public sector employees and political staff are afforded certain protections when it comes to disclosing unlawful matters or issues that may be harmful to the public interest. In the interest of promoting a culture where openness, honesty, and accountability are prioritized, the legislation helps ensure confidentiality, a transparent process, and a strict set of penalties if reprisals are committed.

Explore
Our Areas Of Legal Knowledge

You have legal needs. We have the expertise.

Contact Kingsgate Legal

OFFICE LOCATION

Kingsgate Legal
2100 Bell Tower 10104 – 103 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J-0H8

Toll Free: 888-488-4006
Edmonton Law Office Map

CONTACT INFORMATION

1-888-488-4006 Arrange A Consultation

STAY CONNECTED

At Kingsgate Legal, we value your feedback.

Review Us