Law Society of Alberta
Queen’s University, Smith School of Business, B.Comm. (Hons)
University of Calgary, J.D.
Alberta Lawyers Assistance Society (Assist)
Association of Women Lawyers
Calgary Bar Association
Calgary Women Studying Law Association – Mentorship
Canadian Bar Association
Smith Business Club Executive Network
The Advocates’ Society
Women in Occupational Health and Safety Society
Young Professionals in Energy
Hayley is an Associate with Mathews Dinsdale’s Calgary office. She practices a broad range of workplace law and works with both unionized and non-unionized employers. Hayley’s practice includes certification and collective bargaining, workplace investigations, wrongful dismissals, human rights grievances, employment standards, workplace policies and practices, and occupational health and safety issues. Hayley represents employers before labour arbitrators, the Alberta Labour Relations Board, the Alberta Human Rights Commission, and the Courts.
Hayley completed her Juris Doctor at the University of Calgary in 2018. While in law school, Hayley chaired Calgary Women Studying Law Association (CWSLA), which focuses on educating, developing, and connecting female lawyers in the community. She also volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada. Currently, Hayley serves as the Vice Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Articling Students (Southern Alberta Section), as a volunteer member of the Planning Committee for Alberta Lawyers Assistance Society (ASSIST), and as an Executive of the Smith Business Club (Calgary branch). Hayley also continues to mentor through CWSLA and various alumni associations.
Prior to law school, Hayley earned an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University, where she served as Speakers Coordinator for Queen’s Women in Leadership, as a singer for Queen’s Commerce Performing Artists, and volunteered with local kindergarten students through Commerce Kids. During her undergraduate degree, Hayley gained work experience in finance, marketing, business development, and oil and gas in Calgary and Toronto. Outside of work, Hayley’s interests include music, travel, the Calgary Flames, and skiing or hiking in the Rockies.
Effective April 21, 2021, Alberta employers must give employees job-protected leave to receive COVID-19 vaccinations without any loss of pay or benefits.Read more
Employers with eligible employees are expected to apply and administer the benefit on behalf of the government. It is important to apply early as the deadlines are in March and there is a cap on the total amount the government will pay.Read more
Employers should be aware of new extensive restrictive measures, and carefully consider how their business operations may be further adapted to comply with the new restrictions after what has proven to be a very challenging year for AB employers.Read more
Alberta Government Seeks Public Feedback for Review of Occupational Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation in the Province
A review of the feedback process employers are encouraged to participate in, as well as issues employers have faced under the current OH&S and Workers’ Compensation legislation.Read more
A review of the implications for employers, and what workplace accommodations may become necessary as a result.Read more
Bill 32: Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act, 2020, was introduced to Alberta’s legislative assembly in an effort to support Alberta’s economic recovery. The proposed changes aims to cut “red tape” for businesses providing employers greater operational and financial flexibility.Read more
The construction sector continues to offer many opportunities for current and future growth across the energy, renewables, agriculture, and infrastructure sectors.Read more
Alberta Courts and Tribunals announce cancellation of hearings and other related adjustments to their operations.Read more
Alberta Orders Non-Essential Businesses to Close & Further Restricts Group Gatherings – Updated April 16/20
AB government defined a list of essential services and ordered many businesses to close in response to the new limit of 15 people in group gatherings.Read more
Administrative bodies in Alberta are providing more information to the public in the context of human rights and workers’ compensation.Read more