Amy-Lynn Kosick Associate


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2012 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403-298-1875

Fax: +1 403-695-3474

Email: akosick@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Calgary



Amy-Lynn Kosick

Amy-Lynn is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Calgary office. She focuses on the management side of labour and employment law, including wrongful dismissal, labour relations, occupational health and safety, privacy, human rights, employment standards, workers’ compensation, and immigration.

Amy-Lynn advises employer clients with respect to all aspects of the employment relationship for both non-unionized and unionized employers. She also handles labour and employment matters in corporate transactions, including mergers and sales, acquisition and reorganizations.

In her immigration law practice, Amy-Lynn counsels corporate clients seeking to hire foreign workers. She also assists foreign individuals seeking temporary employment authorizations in Canada, and is able to provide advice regarding immigration applications for work and study permits, temporary resident visas and permanent residence and Canadian citizenship.

Amy-Lynn has appeared before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the Alberta Court of Appeal, the Provincial Court of Alberta, Labour Relations Boards and Arbitration Boards and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2012

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2012
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2011

    • Education
      2011
      University of Alberta, LLB
  • 2007

    • Education
      2007
      University of Victoria, BA (Distinction)
  • Co-Speaker, Bow Valley College, “Employment Law 101,” Calgary, Alberta, 2017
  • Co-Author, “Alberta Ready to Pass Major Workplace Law Reforms,” May 2017
  • Co-Speaker, “Hot Button Employment Issues of 2017,” Calgary, Alberta, 2017
  • Co-Speaker, “Employment Law Seminar: Managing a Global Workforce Across Multiple Jurisdictions,” Vancouver, BC, 2016
  • Co-Speaker, “Medical Marijuana, Constructive Dismissal, and Employment Updates,” Calgary, Alberta, 2016
  • Co-Speaker, “Labour and Employment Year in review Seminar,” Calgary, Alberta, 2016
  • Co-Speaker, “Bill 6: Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act,” Calgary, Alberta, 2016
  • Co-Speaker, “Renegades and Rogues: Fiduciary Duties and Restrictive Covenants of Employees in the Digital Age,” Calgary, Alberta, 2014
  • Co-Speaker, “Disciplining Employees for Misuse of Social Media,” Calgary, Alberta, 2014
  • Co-Speaker, “Know Your Limits: Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace,” Calgary, Alberta, 2014
  • Co-Speaker, “Benefits and Compensation During Leave,” Calgary, Alberta, 2014
  • Author, “The Alberta Human Rights Commission: The New Trend on Damages,” Employment and Labour Law Reporter, October 2014
  • Author, “Temporary Foreign Workers: What are they Entitled to?” Employment and Labour Law Reporter, June 2014
  • Co-Author, “Workplace Issues: Synthetic Marijuana,” Employment and Labour Law Reporter, December 2013
  • Co-Author, “Alberta First Responders Receive Presumptive Coverage for PTSD,” Employment and Labour Law Reporter, October 2013

Previous speaking engagements

  • Co-chaired the wrongful dismissal trial for an employer involving sexual harassment
  • Successfully ran a labour arbitration for an employer client involving breach of safety rules and dishonesty
  • Represented an employer client in a multi-million dollar wrongful dismissal action involving violation of a workplace computer policy
  • Represented an employer in an executive wrongful dismissal litigation involving incompetence and insubordination
  • Successfully representing employers in human rights complaints, employment standards disputes and workers’ compensation appeals
  • Conducting training seminars for employees and managers within organizations on termination procedures, employment standards, workers’ compensation and the duty to accommodate
  • Pursuing remedies for employers in relation to employee theft and fraud
  • Preparing and drafting executive employment agreements, independent contractor agreement and workplace policies (including drug and alcohol policies)
  • Advising clients in privacy law including drafting privacy policies and assisting clients in responding to privacy complaints and access to information requests