Melissa practices in the areas of labour and employment law and human rights law.
Melissa is a partner at TDS who practices in the areas of labour & employment law. Melissa has extensive experience in advising and representing clients in all matters related to labour & employment law, including: employment contract drafting and review, severance package drafting and review, wrongful termination litigation, employment policy design and review, advice and litigation related to non-solicitation/non-competition agreements, labour board hearings, grievance arbitration and collective bargaining.
Melissa also has considerable experience in human rights law (including workplace accommodations), accessibility legislation, workplace safety & health, and workplace privacy.
Highlights of Melissa’s recent work in the community include:
B.Comm (Honours) (with Distinction), University of Manitoba, 2005 (Gold Medal: Marketing Program)
LLB, University of Manitoba, 2008
Food & Beverage Manitoba
Manitoba Bar Association
Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba
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Date: Monday, April 10, 2023 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Location:… Learn More
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Employment Contracts: Management and Employee Considerations with TDS Lawyers Melissa Beaumont, Jennifer Hanson and Scott Hoeppner
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