Conference Speakers

Cassandra da Costa

Partner, Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP

Cassandra is an associate with the firm’s London office. Cassandra’s practice focuses on a full range of labour and employment issues including collective bargaining, labour disputes, grievance arbitrations, human rights, wrongful dismissal defense litigation, employment standards, employment contracts, and workplace policies.

Prior to joining the firm, Cassandra practiced with a boutique management-side labour and employment law firm in London. Before being called to the Bar of Ontario, Cassandra represented a major U.S. city in collective bargaining, labour disputes, employment, and human rights issues.

Her past experience has instilled a keen understanding of the unique political, cultural and socio-economic environment in which municipalities operate. She also has particular experience with the labour and employment challenges relating to police services, utilities, and public sector employee unions

Cassandra regularly contributes articles to multiple publications and is a frequent presenter on labour and employment topics. Most recently, Cassandra has presented on: Remote Work: Current Trends and Emerging Issues; Digital Nomads: Legal Considerations for Employers; Top Tips for Managing Difficult Employees; Drafting the Investigation Report: Tips and Tricks You Need to Know; Essential Updates for Federally Regulated Employers; Employment Law 101 – Termination Clauses and Accommodations; and A Supervisor’s Guide to Labour Relations.

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