Knowing Your Rights – A Legal Primer on Work and the Law

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We want to see more women step into their power at work.  Having a strong understanding of basic workplace legal rights is an important starting point to both negotiating your position and being a fair and balanced leader.

Join GeoWomen of Calgary for a presentation by Catherine McAteer, Calgary based employment lawyer where she will share her insights on common work-place issues including understanding the employer-employee relationship, negotiating an employment contract or consulting agreement, new developments in respectful work place laws and human rights issues.


  • WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • WHERE: geoLOGIC Room (2nd Floor), Aquitaine Tower, 540 – 5 Ave SW
  • AGENDA: 12:00pm – 1:00pm (bring your lunch)
  • This is a FREE event. No registration required. All are welcome.


Catherine McAteer: Catherine is an employment and immigration lawyer, engineer and birth photographer (yup, it’s a thing). She’s worked on rigs in Colombia, emergency rooms in Calgary and in towers on Bay Street. She loves bikes, skis and espresso.

Catherine has her own law practice focused on providing practical, holistic legal advice to individuals and organizations.   She believes in empowering her clients with the right knowledge and support in order to move forward in the best possible way. In addition to acting for both individuals and organizations in employment and immigration matters, she is a trained workplace investigator with additional interests and skills in mediated work place solutions.