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 labour board disputes, with a particular focus on certifications and unfair labour practice complaints. His union-side practice also includes representation of unions in grievance arbitration.

Jason also advises non-union employees, in particular when they are considering offers of employment, facing dismissal or negotiating severance packages.

Gathering, archiving and accessing private information is becoming increasingly important in the working world. Jason has helped clients navigate the landscape of privacy law in both the employment and professional regulation contexts.

Having had the privilege of representing various vulnerable workers in a public-interest capacity, Jason enjoys providing balance in relationships that are otherwise unequal.

Jason received his JD from Osgoode Hall Law School. His BA and MA were both conferred from the University of New Brunswick Political Science Department. 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.

A practitioner of Brazilin jiu jitsu, Jason occasionally competes in local tournaments.

Year of Call
Nova Scotia, 2016

Law School
J. D., Osgoode Hall, 2016

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


Services
Employment
Labour Law