Laurie Robson is a partner in our Labour and Employment Group in our Calgary office.
Laurie represents both employers and executives in labour and employment law matters under both federal and provincial jurisdiction, including: labour board hearings, labour arbitrations, collective agreement negotiations, wrongful dismissal litigation, accident investigations, workplace investigations, sexual harassment and discrimination claims, human rights, drug and alcohol testing policy drafting, privacy, occupational health and safety, workers’ compensation, disability management, employment benefits, hiring and firing, employment contract drafting, executive contract negotiations, executive compensation review and human resources policy and procedure drafting, workplace training.
Laurie has experience before the Federal Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and Alberta Court of Appeal, Canada Industrial Relations Board, Alberta Labour Relations Board and Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board as well as before the Provincial Court on Occupational Health and Safety matters. She has conducted matters under the Canadian Human Rights Code and Alberta Human Rights Act. She has also been an arbitrator for Canada Labour Code unjust dismissal and wage recovery complaints. As well, Laurie is involved in BLG’s Team North initiative and on the BLG Women’s Leadership Development Committee.