Megan Kheong

Associate

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Office: Edmonton

Main: (780) 969-3516

Fax: (780) 969-3549

Education & Qualifications

  • Alberta Bar (2015)
  • JD (Alberta, 2014)
  • BA with first class honours (Calgary, 2010)
  • Diploma of Music (Grant MacEwan, 2005)

Megan Kheong advises employers in all aspects of employee relations.

Megan Kheong assists employers with the development of workplace agreements and policies, employment standards compliance, hiring, discipline and termination issues, injunctions for breach of non-competition/non-solicitation/confidentiality, and human rights compliance and accommodation.

Megan has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta, and has experience with pre-trial hearings and applications, mediations, trials, arbitrations and Labour Relations Board hearings.

Megan also has expertise in construction litigation matters, including builders’ liens, deficiency issues and debt matters.

 

 

  • Junior Lawyers, Civil Litigation and Labour & Employment Sections, Canadian Bar Association Section Member
  • Peer Support Volunteer, Alberta Lawyers’ Assistance Society
  • Member, Young Women Lawyers Group (Association of Women Lawyers)
  • Producer and Dancer, Law Show, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta (2011-2014)
  • Caseworker, Student Legal Services, Criminal and Civil Projects (Edmonton, 2011-2013)
  • “Cannabis in the Workplace – is your workplace ready?” Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association (April 2019)
  • “Who, What, Where, When and Why? A Guide to Workplace Investigations,” CPHR Alberta (Feb 2019)
  • “Accommodating Mental Illness in the Workplace,” 35th Annual CPA Small Practitioners’ Forum (Oct 2018)
  • “Accommodating Mental Illness in the Workplace,” The Conference Board of Canada (May 2018)
  • Alberta Labour and Employment Law Update, MLT Aikins:
    • “Occupational Health and Safety Update” (Oct 2018)
    • “Employment Standards Update” (Oct 2017)
  • Human Resource Professional Seminar, MLT Aikins:
    • “Accommodation Workshop” (May 2019)
    • “Employment Standards Update” (March 2018)
    • “Overview of Termination of Employment” (March 2017)
    • “Employment Standards Basics” (March 2016)
  • “Marijuana in the Workplace,” Occupational Health and Safety Workshop, MLT Aikins (March 2018)
  • “Marijuana in the Workplace,” Canadian Aboriginal Human Resource Management Association  (2018)
  • “Independent Contractors Versus  Employees,” Human Resources Institute of Alberta (February 2017)
  • “Building Resilience for a Successful Legal Career,” Alberta Lawyers Assistance Society (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • “Employment Standards Basics,” MLT Human Resource Professionals Seminar (2016)
  • Co-author, “Not Forgiven, Not Forgotten: An Investigation of Unforgiven Interpersonal Offenses,” with D.L. Rapske, S.D. Boon and A.M. Alibhai, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 30 (2010)
  • Honourable Constantine Kosowan Award (Alberta, 2013)
  • Roger S. Smith Undergraduate Student Research award (2013)
  • Jason Lang Scholarship (Alberta, 2012, 2013)
  • Alberta Law Foundation Undergraduate Bursary (Alberta, 2012, 2013)
  • Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP Entrance Scholarship (Alberta, 2011)
  • Academic Achievement Award (Calgary, 2010)
  • Jason Lang Scholarship (Calgary, 2007)
  • Dixieland Jazz Society Award (2005)