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Betty

Co-founder

Betty is a co-founder of Loewenberg Psarris Workplace Law LLP.  Since her call to the Ontario bar in 2007, Betty has practiced exclusively in the areas of employment and labour law.  She regularly advises and represents clients on all matters related to: wrongful dismissal claims; human rights violations; employment standards complaints; WSIB claims and appeals; WSIAT appeals; grievance arbitrations; and Ontario Labour Relations Board proceedings.  Betty also has extensive experience in drafting and advising on employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, employee handbooks, workplace policies and severance packages. 

In addition, Betty provides workplace training on the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Employment Standards Act, 2000, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act

Betty has appeared before labour arbitrators, mediators, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal and varying levels of court in Ontario.

Betty is a graduate of the National Program of the University of Ottawa where she obtained both her LL.B. and LL.L. (Licentiate in Civil Law)

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Madeleine

Co-founder

Madeleine is a co-founder of Loewenberg Psarris Workplace Law LLP. Madeleine has practiced exclusively as an employment and labour lawyer since her call to the Ontario bar in 2002.   She regularly drafts and provides advice related to employment contracts; provides advice related to attendance management; consults in respect of termination entitlements; conducts workplace investigations; drafts workplace policies and procedures;  advises on and litigates issues arising under the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Employment Standards Act, 2000, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act; and conducts grievance arbitration proceedings and wrongful dismissal litigation.

In addition, Madeleine advises on compliance and training initiatives related to the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Madeleine has appeared before all levels of Ontario court and administrative tribunal, including the Federal Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. 

She lectures and leads workshops for other practitioners, employer associations and clients on a wide variety of topics related to her practice.  She has contributed to (and been quoted in) a variety of publications including: Canadian Employment Law Today, the Workplace News, the Law Times, the Canadian Safety Reporter and the Mercer/CCH Guide for Employers.

Madeleine graduated Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000.

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