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BIO

Jamie Eddy, KC, is a Partner in our Fredericton office and the NB chair of our Employment and Labour Group. Jamie is recognized as one of Canada’s top lawyers in the area of Employment and Labour by both the Best Lawyers in Canada, Martindale-Hubbell and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

Jamie holds the designation of King’s Counsel and has appeared before the Canada Industrial Relations Board, New Brunswick Labour and Employment Board, the New Brunswick Court of King’s Bench and the New Brunswick Court of Appeal.

Jamie has extensive experience in all aspects of labour, employment and human rights law in both the municipal and private sectors, including:

 

  • Union certification applications
  • Labour injunctions
  • Unfair labour practice complaints
  • Grievance arbitrations
  • Collective bargaining
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Pensions
  • Human rights complaints
  • Wrongful dismissal actions
  • Disability claims
  • Pro-active advice to unionized and non-unionized employers
BACKGROUND

King's Counsel

  • 2022

Bar Admission

  • New Brunswick (1993)

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick

Education

  • Mount Allison University (B.A., 1989)
  • University of New Brunswick (LL.B., 1992)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Editorial Board – Federated Press, Executive Employment
  • Member – Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
  • Member – Human Resources Association of New Brunswick
  • Past Director – Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
  • Past Chair – Canadian Bar Association, Labour and Employment Section, New Brunswick Branch
  • Past Governor – New Brunswick Community College (NBCC)

Activities Within Firm

  • Managing Partner – Fredericton Office (2013 – 2016)

Lectures & Presentations

  • University of New Brunswick HR Certificate Program (2000 – Present)

Law Society Memberships

  • York-Sunbury Law Society
  • Law Society of New Brunswick
  • Canadian Bar Association

Languages

  • English