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Shannon Carson is a partner at Myers LLP in the labour department where she assists unions and associations in all aspects of their dealings with employers. She regularly provides representation in grievance arbitration and labour board proceedings, as well as mediations, interest arbitrations, and applications for judicial review. On a day to day basis, she provides advice on collective agreement interpretation, employment-related legislation and policies, settlement of grievances, collective bargaining, and general labour relations strategy. She also regularly provides advice on workplace safety and health, employment standards, human rights, workplace privacy and related legislation, workers compensation, and disability insurance disputes. Shannon has a particular interest in pension law, where she represents the interests of unions and employees in their pension benefits. She has provided representation to employees in professional discipline matters.
She has appeared before grievance arbitrators under The Labour Relations Act and the Canada Labour Code, interest arbitrators, the Manitoba Labour Board, the Court of Queen’s Bench, the Manitoba Court of Appeal, the Manitoba Pension Commission, the Appeal Commission, and professional disciplinary bodies.
Shannon is a past instructor of the Labour Law course in the University of Manitoba’s Labour Studies Program. She has presented to clients and members of the legal profession on numerous workplace legal topics including pensions, workplace harassment, privacy, workplace safety, drug and alcohol testing, workers compensation, etc..
Shannon sits on the Council of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers as the Vice President for Manitoba. Shannon also sits on the Executive Committee of the Canadian Bar Association Labour and Employment Sections as a member at large.
- Call to the Bar of Manitoba – 2005
- Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba (University Gold Medal, Dean’s Honour list) – 2004
- Master of Arts, York University – 2001
- Bachelor of Arts, McGill University – 1999
- Labour Law
- Employment Law, with a particular interest in Pensions
- Administrative law
Professional Affiliations and Activities
- Member, Manitoba Bar Association and Canadian Bar Association
- Member, Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers (CALL)
- Member, Canadian Pensions and Benefits Institute