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Brenda McLuhan - Labour and Employment Lawyer

Brenda A. McLuhan*

*Law Corporation

Assistant: Negeen Shojaei

Brenda provides employment and labour law advice to both employers, including many First Nations, and employees. She drafts employment policies and contracts, acts in human rights complaints and has assisted employers with internal harassment investigations. Brenda also lends her expertise to First Nations in fisheries and treaty rights litigation.

Her experience includes:

  • Wrongful dismissal suits
  • Board of Reference hearings
  • Labour arbitrations
  • Employment Insurance appeals
  • Workers’ Compensation appeals
  • Canada Labour Code and BC Employment Standards complaints

Brenda is a frequent speaker at various conferences on human resources management for First Nations. She is also the author of articles on Canada Labour Code issues for First Nations, progressive discipline and labour jurisdiction, pulp and paper regulation, and admissibility of psychiatric records in arbitrations.

In The Community

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association B.C. Chapter
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association Alberta Chapter, past Treasurer and Vice-Chair, Labour Law Subsection
  • Past Treasurer and Vice-Chair, Canadian Bar Association Alberta Chapter, Labour Law Subsection

Year Of Call

  • British Columbia, 1994
  • Alberta, 1996


  • B. Environmental Studies from University of Waterloo
  • LL.B from Dalhousie University