Phone: (902) 629-3911Fax: (902) 566-2639coxandpalmer.com
Andrea MacInnisPhone: (902) 629-3949Fax: (902) 566-2639coxandpalmer.com
Karen is a partner in the Cox & Palmer Charlottetown office. Her practice encompasses Municipal Law, Labour & Employment Law, Public Law, Health Law and Civil Litigation. Karen has 27 years of experience in Municipal Law and represents municipalities in a wide variety of areas. She represents employers in collective bargaining negotiations, rights and interest arbitration, human rights, and occupational health and safety matters.
Karen also appears before the Prince Edward Island Labour Board and the Supreme Court in matters such as transfer of business and successor rights, unfair labour practice complaints, bargaining unit composition matters, certification applications, and jurisdictional complaints.
Karen has represented employers and employees in wrongful dismissal cases, and with employment contract preparations under both provincial Labour Acts and the Federal Labour Code.
Karen is experienced in human rights matters and maintains a pro-active approach to advising employers on issues of discrimination and workplace accommodations.
Employment Standards in PEI - various conference papers and presentations.