The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2023 recognizes 24 Mathews Dinsdale lawyers, from coast-to-cost, as leaders in the fields of Labour and Employment Law, Workers' Compensation Law, Education Law, Employee Benefits Law and Immigration Law.
Law Society of British Columbia
Law Society of Alberta
University of Victoria, B.A.
University of Victoria, Faculty of Law Co-op, LL.B.
Calgary Bar Association
Calgary Chamber of Commerce- Human Resources Policy Committee
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
Human Resources Institute of Alberta- CHRP
Michael has over 25 years’ experience advising employers on workplace law issues and is a certified human resources professional. He is counsel to employers in the oil and gas, construction, manufacturing, municipal & health care sectors and the hospitality industry. He has also worked in-house as a labour and employee relations specialist for companies with operations in multiple Canadian jurisdictions, the U.S.A and Mexico.
Michael, who works out of our Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria offices, services clients throughout Western Canada. Michael focuses on the representation of employers in collective bargaining, before labour relations boards, human rights tribunals and in rights arbitration hearings. Michael also assists clients with policy development and implementation, respectful workplace complaints and investigations, conducting labour relations training and performing employee relations audits. He is a member of the Alberta and British Columbia Law Societies.
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Labour and Employment Law
Mathews Dinsdale is pleased to announce the opening of our Victoria office to support employers on Vancouver Island and to further support employers in Western Canada. The Victoria office is located in the historic Old Victoria Customs House at 1002 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC. Read more.
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