Professional Background

Veronica Rossos is a Partner and a member of the Workplace, Insurance and Litigation Law Groups.  She has extensive experience assisting clients on all workplace, employment and labour relations issues including:

  • drafting and implementing privacy policies
  • advising clients on issues of privacy compliance with third party service providers
  • discipline and dismissals
  • drafting employment contracts and policies
  • advising on human rights issues and the application and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements

Veronica also has significant experience representing clients in a variety of commercial disputes.

She has appeared as counsel in matters before the BC Human Rights Tribunal, the BC Employment Standards Tribunal and the Supreme Court of BC.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Toronto: 1998
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Windsor: 2002
  • Called to the Ontario Bar: 2003
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar: 2005

Rankings + Recognitions

  • Named as a Finalist in the Lexpert Rising Star Awards in 2016.
  • Recognised by Lexpert as a ‘Leading Litigation Lawyer’ in Canada in 2017

Memberships

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, BC Human Resources Management Association
  • Secretary on the executive, BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association

Publications

  • The Blurred Line: Off-Duty Conduct and Employee Sanctions
  • Accommodating Employees’ Child Care Needs in the Workplace
  • Workers Compensation and Workplace Stress
  • Cloud Computing and Privacy from an Employer’s Perspective
  • Technology and Privacy: Preparing for Life in the Clouds
  • Oppression Remedies in The Employment Relationship
  • Privacy and Employees’ Personal Information
  • Independent, Dependent or Employee — How Would You Describe Your Contractor?
  • Avoiding Liability in the Workplace
  • SCC Clarifies Ambiguities in Employment Agreements
  • The Innocent Co-Insured
  • Client Alert – Honda v. Keays
  • Client Alert – Not so “independent” – some contractors are entitled to reasonable notice period
  • Quirky Issues in the Employment Standards Act
  • Restrictive Covenants: How Do Companies Protect Themselves from Departing Employees?
  • Construction Workers and the Employment Standards Act