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Natalie Garvin


Contact
T: 416.408.5512
F: 416.408.4814
E: ngarvin@filion.on.ca

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Assistant
Jennifer Godfrey
T: 416.408.3221 x2330
F: 416.408.4814
E: jgodfrey@filion.on.ca

Education/Admissions
  • Call to the Bar, Ontario - 2018
  • Queen’s University, Juris Doctor,
  • Wilfrid Laurier, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), English

Natalie Garvin
Associate

Executive Summary

Natalie has been an associate with the firm since 2018. Before joining the firm she was a summer student and articled with a boutique management-side labour and employment law firm in Toronto. During her articles, she seconded with the Ontario Labour Relations Board where she obtained valuable insight into its adjudication process.

Natalie provides advice and representation to private and public sector employers in all areas of management-side labour and employment law, with a focus on labour relations (including construction labour relations), human rights issues, and collective agreement interpretation. Natalie has successfully assisted clients in responding to various labour related issues including, but not limited to, union certification, grievance arbitration, complaints of unfair labour practices, jurisdictional and sector disputes, and collective bargaining.

Additionally, Natalie’s practice includes assisting clients in drafting employment contracts, managing accommodation requests, and implementing workplace policies applicable in both Ontario and across Canada.

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario 
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)

Selected Publications, Presentations and Media Mentions

Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act: Quick Reference Guide – 2020 Edition; Thomson Reuters, Co-author

"Feds introduce proposed amendments to Employment Equity regulations", John Dujay, Canadian HRReporter, November 2019, Quoted in

"Employees Gone Wild: Tips to Avoid and Address Indecency in the Workplace", November 2019, Co-presenter

“The Human Rights Code: The Oft-Forgotten Grounds”, FWTA Client Seminar, November 2018, Co-presenter

The Firm's Latest Labour & Employment Law Insights

Ontario's Minimum Wage Increases October 1st
Sept. 25, 2020

New ESA Poster Published
Sept. 25, 2020

Truncated Notice Period Awarded to Older, Short-Service Employee
Sept. 25, 2020

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