Erin is a trusted advisor for employers, advocating for federally and provincially regulated employers in the public and private sectors on matters related to workplace law.
Erin has been counsel on a number of high-profile labour, employment and workplace human rights cases in Alberta and before federal boards and courts, including matters where leave has been sought to the Supreme Court of Canada. Erin regularly provides advice to employers on drug and alcohol cases, sexual harassment and bullying complaints, human rights complaints, stress claims and accommodation issues. Erin also provides organizational advice regarding the full spectrum of collective agreement interpretation cases, employment law issues, and strategic guidance on day to day workforce management.
Erin is well known for her work in public sector health care, with both a health care background and previous employment as in-house counsel for a large provincial healthcare provider. Her experience provides effective and practical advice and solutions, in a responsive and timely way.
In her spare time Erin is often driving her two daughters to various sporting events and swimming pools, and occasionally escapes with her husband for a glass of wine.
Professional Associations, Affiliations and Community Involvement
Labour & Employment
Erin represents and advises employers and employees concerning a variety of issues, such as termination, discipline, human rights, employment standards, workers’ compensation, labour arbitration, labour relations board matters and issues involving privacy and access to information. She also advises employers in the drafting, implementation and application of employment policies and agreements, bullying and sexual harassment complaints, and drugs and alcohol.
Erin also has specialized experience dealing with public sector health care, as a former registered nurse and as past in-house counsel for Alberta Health Services.
Some of Erin’s experience includes: