Tim Mitchell is a well-recognized senior legal counsel in Western Canada for employers in both the public and private sector. He has spent his entire legal career focused on advocating for federally and provincially regulated employers on matters related to workplace law which had him acting as lead counsel on a number of notable labour, employment and workplace human rights cases in Alberta, and before federal boards and courts, including matters that have been elevated to the Supreme Court of Canada.
He regularly advises employers on drug and alcohol cases, sexual harassment and bullying complaints, human rights complaints, stress claims and accommodation issues as well as the full spectrum of collective agreement interpretation cases and employment law issues. Tim is annually engaged to represent unionized employers in difficult and complex rounds of collective bargaining in both the public and private sector. Across Western Canada, Tim can be found regularly appearing before labour relations boards, grievance arbitration boards and human rights commissions and tribunals.
Tim is often called upon by post-secondary institutions in Alberta, where he represents them in their dealings with faculty associations, staff associations, students and the government.
As a notable expert on labour and employment issues, Tim can be found speaking regularly at leading Western Canadian conferences. He has co-authored a book on employment law and has been peer rated by various publications as a leading employment and labour lawyer in Alberta.
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