Jason Edwards

With a background in labour, Jason brings a practical, real-world focus to the practice of labour and employment law.

Jason works with public and private-sector unions in all manner of disputes, with a particular focus on certifications, unfair labour practice complaints and grievance arbitration. His background in labour helps Jason bring a practical, real-world approach to his labour law practice.

Jason’s employment law practice consists primarily of helping management and executive-level employees negotiate optimal severance agreements. Jason advises employees when they are considering offers of employment, facing dismissal, or negotiating severance.

Jason received his JD from Osgoode Hall Law School. His BA and MA are both from the University of New Brunswick Department of Political Science. His MA research focused on the minimum wage and low-wage and precarious work. That research led him to become a Research Associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Jason practices Brazilian jiu jitsu and is a member of the Halifax Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Society.

Year of Call
Nova Scotia, 2017

Law School
J. D., Osgoode Hall, 2016

B.A., University of New Brunswick, 2008
M.A., University of New Brunswick, 2011

Labour Law
First Nations