Jana Linner

Associate

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Office: Regina

Main: (306) 347-8427

Fax: (306) 352-5250

Education & Qualifications

  • Saskatchewan Bar (2009)
  • LLB with great distinction (Saskatchewan, 2008)
  • B.Admin. with great distinction (Regina, 2005)

Jana's athletic background contributes to her strong work ethic in all aspects of her law practice. She advises and represents public and private sector employers on labour, employment and human rights issues.

Jana Linner focuses on labour and employment and human rights law. She advises employers on a variety of labour and employment issues, providing services related to collective agreement interpretation, labour relations, workplace policies, discipline and discharge, and employment contracts. She also has experience with companies in heavy manufacturing and mining industries. She acts for both unionized and non-unionized employers. Jana has represented clients at the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, the Saskatchewan Provincial Court, the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board and various administrative boards and tribunals. She clerked with the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench.

  • Member, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE) (2010-present)
  • Member, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE), Human Rights Sub-Committee (2010-present)
  • Chair, Canadian Bar Association, Saskatchewan Branch, 2018 Mid-Winter Meeting Planning Committee
  • Director, Regina Sports Hall of Fame (2009-2015)
  • Director, Regina Bar Association (2009-2014)
  • Editor, Saskatchewan Law Review (2007-2008)
  • Presenter, Legal Marijuana: Getting Your Workplace Policies Right, Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities  Association (SUMA) (September 2018)
  • Presenter, “Is your workplace ready for the legalization of marijuana?”, Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities  Association (SUMA) (May 2018)
  • Presenter, “Social Media and the Workplace: How Employee’s Can Like, Share or Tweet Their Way Out of a Job”, Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) Saskatchewan (April 2018)
  • Presenter, “Cannabis in the Workplace – What you should know”, Building Owners and Managers Association of Regina (April 2018)
  • Panelist, “Drug & Alcohol Policies and Marijuana in the Workplace”, OHS Investigations and Workplace Safety Law Seminar (April 2018)
  • Presenter, “Human Resources: What’s your Process?” Virtus Group LLP’s Private Business Speaker Series (March 2018)
  • Presenter, “Legal Marijuana: Issues for the Workplace” Heavy Construction Safety Association of Saskatchewan (March 2018)
  • Presenter, “Health Care Legal Update,” Provincial Affiliate Resource Group (PARG) Meeting (January 2018)
  • “Twas the Night Before Christmas – You’re Fired Edition,” Bar Notes, a publication of the Canadian Bar Association – Saskatchewan (December 2017)
  • Presenter, “Human Resources: What’s your Process?” Virtus Group LLP’s NPO Breakfast Series (November 2017)
  • Presenter, “The Human Rights Duty to Accommodate,” 2017 Western Canada Police Labour Conference (October 2017)
  • Panellist, “Balancing Attendance Management, Accommodation and Return to Work: Advanced Skills Training,” Lancaster House (October 2015)
  • Panellist, “Workplace Update,” Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (Halifax, September 2015)
  • Panellist, “Summary and Repercussions of Leading Arbitration and Labour Board Cases in Western Canada,” Western Canada Labour and Employee Relations Forum (Vancouver, 2013)
  • “Amendments to The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code,” CBA Administrative Law Section Newsletter (2011)
  • “Amendments to The Construction Industry Labour Relations Act, 1992,” The Saskatchewan Advocate (2010)
  • Team Member, University of Regina Cougars Basketball (2001-2005)
    • CIS All-Canadian (2005)
    • CIS Academic All-Canadian (2001-2005)
    • CIAU National Champion (2001)
  • University of Regina President’s Award – Awarded to a student-athlete for outstanding achievement in academics, athletics and community involvement (2005)