Robert Frost-Hinz

Partner

Saskatoon

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Education & Qualifications

  • Saskatchewan Bar (2011)
  • JD with great distinction (Saskatchewan, 2010)
  • BA with great distinction (Saskatchewan, 2007)

Robert works in the firm’s labour and employment department. He provides employers and management with guidance on a wide variety of labour and employment issues as well as representing clients before all manner of courts, arbitrators and tribunals.

Robert provides employers with guidance and assistance in relation to a wide variety of labour and employment issues including labour relations, collective agreement negotiation and interpretation, employment standards, occupational safety and health, policy development, discipline and discharge, along with human rights and accommodations. Robert has represented clients before the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, Court of King’s Bench and Provincial Court, along with a variety of boards, tribunals and arbitrators.

Robert was listed among the Best Lawyers in Canada for 2023 and in the 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

  • Acts for private and public employers throughout Saskatchewan in a variety of sectors including mining, manufacturing, construction, food processing, government, education, non-profits and retail, among others
  • Provides strategic and legal advice to employers and owners in relation to construction labour law
  • Past Chair and Vice-chair,  Administrative and Labour Law Section, Canadian Bar Association (North Saskatchewan)
  • Past President, Saskatoon Bar Association (Saskatoon)
  • “No Jab, No Job? Employer Rules and Employee Rights in a Pandemic,” National Conference, Lancaster House (2021)
  • “Ethics: Unrepresented Litigants,” Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (2021)
  • “Workplace Impacts of COVID-19,” Mid-Winter Meeting, Canadian Bar Association (2021)
  • “Accommodation Update,” Centre for Labour-Management Development (Saskatoon, 2017; 2018; 2019; 2022)
  • “Labour Law Review,” Centre for Labour-Management Development (Saskatoon, 2017; 2019)
  • “Privacy Compliance & Hot Topics,” MLT Aikins Workshop (Saskatchewan, October 2019)
  • Panellist, “Ask the Experts – MLT Aikins Panel,” 13th Annual Conference, CPHR (Saskatchewan, October 2019)
  • “Accommodation Allowed… or Denied?” Accommodation Law Conference (Saskatoon, May 2019)
  • “Buying and Selling a Business: Key Labour and Employment Law Issues,” Law Society of Saskatchewan (Saskatchewan, 2014)
  • Undergraduate Scholarship (Saskatchewan, 2010)
  • Fraser Milner Casgrain Prize, Business Organizations (Saskatchewan, 2010)
  • Robertson Stromberg Pederson Scholarship (Saskatchewan, 2009)
  • Cecil G. Schmitt Prize, Company Law (Saskatchewan, 2009)
  • Durward Thomas Prize, Civil Procedure (Saskatchewan, 2009)
  • Entrance Scholarship (Saskatchewan, 2006)