Peter Engelmann has been a labour and human rights lawyer for over 25 years. He was a founding partner of Engelmann Gottheil, a firm that merged its practice with Goldblatt Partners in 2005. Peter practises in our Ottawa office.
Peter’s practice focuses on all aspects of labour law, human rights, pay and employment equity law and Charter litigation. He has appeared at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and appears regularly before arbitrators, human rights tribunals, and other administrative tribunals. Peter has also served as Commission counsel to a public inquiry.
Peter is the co-author of Trade Union Law in Canada and speaks regularly at legal seminars on labour and human rights topics. He has been repeatedly selected by his peers to be named in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and in Best Lawyers as a leading practitioner in labour law and workplace human rights law.
Peter received his law degree from the University of Alberta in 1981 and was called to the Alberta Bar in 1982 and to the Ontario Bar in 1988. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers, The Advocates’ Society, and the Canadian Bar Association.
- Dyck v. The Canadian Association of Professional Employees
- CUPE Local 4000 v. The Ottawa Hospital
- Yuill v. Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 1521.02
- Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan
- Bernard v. Canada (Attorney General)
- CAPE v. Library of Parliament