Jennifer brings to Barteaux wide-ranging experience in conflict resolution and advocacy cultivated in the areas of labour law and family law. She has appeared before professional discipline bodies, at arbitration hearings, Small Claims Court, Provincial Court, Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Court of Appeal.
With a background in Human Resource Management and training in Mediation and Collaborative Law, Jennifer has always been interested in what drives and motivates human behaviour. Her focus is helping her clients protect against legal challenges and maintain a happy, productive workplace, free from harassment. She shows employers how to turn workplace conflict into an opportunity to strengthen employer/employee relationships.
Jennifer’s current practice interests include workplace investigations and assessments, mediation and negotiations. Prior to joining Barteaux, she was a labour relations officer and lawyer for a large union in New Brunswick, working on collective agreement interpretation, workplace accommodations and workers compensation rights, attendance management programs, performance management, policy grievances, contested job competitions and harassment complaints.
Year of Call
New Brunswick, 2014
Nova Scotia, 2019