Dianne Rideout is a partner in McMillan’s Employment and litigation groups. Dianne regularly advises domestic and international clients in all aspects of the employment relationship, including: provincial and federal employment law, hiring, discipline, termination, human rights, wrongful and constructive dismissals, and other employment related litigation. Dianne regularly acts for vendors and purchasers in connection with employment and labour implications arising from complex corporate transactions.
Dianne is an experienced litigation lawyer and has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. She also represents clients at administrative hearings before the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal, the Employment Standards Tribunal and the Human Rights Tribunal.
Dianne has also developed extensive experience in occupational health and safety law and routinely provides day-to-day counsel on health and safety regulatory compliance; as well as guidance on reprisal complaints, workplace investigations, and serious and fatal incidents.