Christin Elawny is a labour and employment lawyer helping both non-unionized and unionized employers with complex claims, planning and other employment-related needs.
Christin's clients seek her help with issues such as hiring and termination planning, defending claims and grievances and developing preventative policies and procedures for employment agreements that protect employers and support workplace human rights. She has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba.
Clients appreciate Christin’s practical focus on their business objectives and her
ability to plan and mitigate risk from every perspective of the employeremployee
relationship. Christin's clients regularly turn to her when they're
facing difficult employment-related issues, such as:
Collective bargaining and agreements administration
Discipline and termination, wrongful dismissal claims and grievance arbitration
Workplace human rights and Provincial and Federal Human Rights Commission complaints
Employment and executive agreements and severance agreements
Employment standards and hiring practices
Discrimination, duty to accommodate employees and respectful workplace policies
General management of employees, in union and non-union settings
Planning and developing policies and procedures
Christin helps employers plan for the future and believes that proper planning and development of policies and procedures will ensure compliance and mitigate vulnerabilities.