The Commission is authorized to prepare and distribute guidelines to assist the public in understanding and applying The Human Rights Code. The guidelines set out the Commission’s interpretation of the protections in The Human Rights Code and are based on general legal principles and decisions of courts and tribunals.

These guidelines are intended to provide you with practical guidance about the rights and responsibilities in The Human Rights Code.

We are revising our Guidelines on an ongoing basis so please keep checking back.


Guideline on Human Rights and COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements [NEW]

Discrimination and COVID-19 [NEW]

Discrimination against persons with disabilities who use service animals 

Discrimination based on gender identity 

Hospitality industry services

Human rights considerations in housing

Human rights considerations in hiring 

You can respect human rights and control the sale of intoxicating substances

Drugs and alcohol in the workplace

Harassment and sexual harassment

Reasonable accommodation in the workplace

Special programs

Parents and pregnancy

Winnipeg Office

p: 204-945-3007 | f: 204-945-1292
700-175 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 3R8

Brandon Office

p: 204-726-6261 | f: 204-726-6035
341-340 Ninth Street, Brandon, MB R7A 6C2

Toll Free: 1-888-884-8681