Melissa Beaumont



Melissa practices in the areas of labour and employment law and human rights law.

Melissa Beaumont


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:

  • President of the Manitoba Bar Association, 2017-2018
  • Board of Directors, Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba, 2015-2021
  • Steering Committee Member, Advocates for Employers of Canada
  • Member of Manitoba Labour Board committee reviewing rules of procedure
  • Frequent presenter to employer groups and associations

Additional Information

B.Comm (Honours) (with Distinction), University of Manitoba, 2005 (Gold Medal: Marketing Program)

LLB, University of Manitoba, 2008

Manitoba, 2009

Food & Beverage Manitoba

  • Board Member (current)

Manitoba Bar Association

  • Law Day Co-Chair 2013 & 2014
  • Lawyer’s Play Committee Member, 2014-2016
  • Executive Committee Member 2014-2019 (President: 2017-2018)

Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba

  • Board Member, 2015-2021
  • Selected positions include: Governance Committee Chair, Communications Committee Chair, Secretary, Vice-President
  • Manitoba