Month: September 2015

Career Transitions event a great success! Presentation slides will be available soon

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Thank you to everyone Career Transitions event a great success! Presentation slides will be available soon for those who attended our event on September 22 – Career Transitions & The Law: Employment Terminations & Maternity Leaves – Know Your Rights.

For those of you who are interested, our speaker, Catherine McAteer (local employment lawyer), will be sharing her employment termination slides with us and is willing to present a ‘Part 2’ discussion to cover the Maternity Leave & Child Care Accommodation cases she referred to.
Updates will be posted here and on our website.
We are also in the process of planning future meetings, so if you have any suggestions, please let us know.


Career Transitions and the Law: Employment Terminations & Maternity Leaves – Know Your Rights

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GeoWomen of Calgary will be holding a noon-hour event with Catherine McAteer – Calgary employment lawyer – for a discussion on Women, the Workplace and the Law. This event has agenda of networking, talk and discussion. It’s FREE and no registration required.

Please join us to meet, learn and greet other professionals in Calgary.  Women and men are all welcomed to attend. Bring your lunch and your questions.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 22 2015, 11.30 – 1PM. 
WHERE: The University of Alberta Calgary Centre: #120, 333 5 avenue SW 

Please use main entrance off of 3rd street SW, accessible entrance is available from 5th avenue SW.

11:30am Networking
12:00pm Presentation by Catherine McAteer

Biography: Catherine McAteer 

Catherine is a lawyer, photographer and mom.  She has practiced employment and immigration law at a large law firm, a small law firm and as in house counsel for an oilfield services company.  Prior to law school, she earned a degree in geological engineering and trained as a drilling fluids engineer with a large oilfield services company in Columbia and Venezuela.  Catherine’s current focus is providing efficient and practical employment and immigration advice to employees and employers and is frequently called upon in career transition situations.


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