Heather Tyminski was born and raised in Alberta, though she proudly admits to living in Winnipeg for 8 years. After earning her Bachelor of Arts in English with First Class Honours at the University of Calgary, she obtained a Master of Arts in English from the University of Alberta, and then her law degree from the University of Calgary. During her second year of law school, Heather worked in a major oil and gas company’s legal department, and she subsequently completed her articles at a top-tier law firm in Calgary.
Heather practices in the areas of employment law, family law, and wills and estates. In practicing family law and employment law, Heather takes a client-centered approach that allows her clients to make informed decisions. She has advised both employers and employees on terminating employees and severance, human rights issues, and occupational health and safety matters. She has similarly advised men and women (whether or not they have children) on their rights and responsibilities in separating or seeking a divorce.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
- Navigating the Return to Work During Covid-19 in AlbertaFor some its time to go back to work, for others, it's far too soon to return. Learn more about your employee rights and employer responsibilities.Read more
- Severance – What Happens When Your Company Has Let You GoThis article is for non-unionized employees who are not governed by a collective bargaining agreement. If you are a unionized employee, there will be different processes and rules that apply to you.Read more
- Laid Off but Not Let Go: What happens when your company has given you a temporary lay off notice?Have you been temporarily laid off during Covid-19? Its important to know what rights and responsibilities you have during this period. More importantly, what is your employer responsible for?Read more