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Tracey Epp

Tracey Epp

Partner

Tracey's focus is in the practice area of Labour and Employment Law and is frequently called upon to share her knowledge as a speaker or media commentator. Tracey was also named to the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Labour and Employment Law.

Previously on Executive Committee of the Firm for seven years. Focuses on Labour and Employment law. Tracey represents clients before labour boards, administrative tribunals and the courts. Assists businesses in drafting and negotiating collective agreements and employment contracts.

Acts as independent investigator to a number of organizations. These investigations often relate to respectful workplace, sexual harassment and personal harassment complaints.

  • Interview, “Clarifying application rules for the Risk Recognition Program” – CJOB (Audio Vault – June 4th starting at 10:00 am), June 4, 2020
  • Interview, “Sexual misconduct law ‘ethically troubling‘”, Winnipeg Free Press, January 11, 2018
  • Presenter, “Clearing the Air: The impact of Marijuana in the Workplace”, Breakfast With Legacy Bowes Group, RBC Convention Centre, November 28, 2017
  • Presenter, Manitoba Labour Law Review, Victoria Inn, Winnipeg, November 1st & 2nd 2017
  • Interview, “How the law protects actors, freelancers from sexual harassment”, CBC News Manitoba, July 19 2016
  • Contributor, “When Tragedy Strikes”, Winnipeg Free Press, May 14 2016
  • Author, “Why Have Written Policies and Procedures?: Clear expectations mean less inconsistency for your company”, Manitoba Heavy Construction Association Groundbreaker Magazine, November 2015
  • Former Instructor, Business Law, Red River Community College
  • Regular Presenter on labour, employment and human rights issues before businesses, business groups and community organizations
  • Contributing Author on numerous texts, periodicals and newsletters
  • Frequent Media Commentator on Labour and Employment issues
  • Member of Manitoba Human Rights Adjudication Panel, 2019
  • Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holder
  • Law Society of Manitoba
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Association of Workplace Investigators

 

  • Listed in Benchmark Canada 2016 Report as a Litigation Star for Aboriginal, Labour and Employment
  • Listed in Best Lawyers® as one of Canada’s top lawyers for Labour and Employment Law
  • Listed in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for Labour (Management), 2016 – 2018

 

  • Member, Interlake Eastern Health Foundation Board
  • Past Chair, Employment Standards Code Sub-Committee, Labour Legislation Committee, Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Member, Manitoba Department of Labour and Immigration Minimum Wage Board
  • Member on various community/charitable boards and active in both local education and recreation organizations