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Woman receiving a letter confirming a dismissal from her job.
$50k in General Damages for Sexual Harassment in Alberta

In Yaschuk v Emerson Electric, 2022 AHRC 62, an employee was awarded $50k for the pain and suffering sexual harassment at work caused her.

6 June 2022
woman experiencing harassment in the workplace.
“Shop Talk” Not An Excuse: Sexual Harassment Found

A female employee was who sexually harassed at a construction site was awarded $20,000 in general damages for pain and suffering.

25 August 2021
Man receiving unwanted sexual advances in the workplace.
Any Sexual Assault Very Serious- Dupont Case Overturned

ABQB said the trial judge analysis should have started with a finding that sexual assault is always at the higher end of the spectrum of sexual harassment.

23 August 2021
Worker that has been injured and harassed by his employers
Injured Worker Harassed, then Fired: $25k in Human Rights Damages

A pipefitter with a shoulder injury was harassed at work and then fired. He was awarded $25k in general damages plus lost wages.

4 August 2021
Man receiving unwanted sexual advances in the workplace.
Sexual Harassment and Just Cause – The Dupont Case

Dupont v Ag Growth International, 2021 ABPC 118 is a new Alberta case about what level of sexual harassment is just cause for dismissal.

11 May 2021

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