Associate

  • Admitted to the Bar, 2014, Manitoba

Education

  • University of Manitoba (J.D., 2013)
 

Positions

  • Community Respite Service Inc., Board Member (June 2014- Present)
  • Administrative Law Section of the Manitoba Bar Association, Member-at-Large (November 2014 – Present)

Member

  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers

Lecturer/Presenter

  • Community Legal Education Association, Instructor on Employment Law (2014)

Author

  • Co-author, “Loose Lips Sink Ships…and Settlements Too?”, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers 10th Annual Conference materials

Awards

  • Faculty of Law Dean’s Honour List (2010-2011)
  • Neil James MacDonald Memorial Prize, Criminal Law (2011)
  • Kimberly Dawn Gusto Memorial Award, Children and the Law (2012)

Articles by Peter Mueller

Employees in Manitoba Eligible for Domestic Violence Leave

Beginning on June 1, 2016, certain employees in Manitoba will be eligible for domestic violence leave under The Employment Standards Code. To be eligible for the leave, an employee must meet certain requirements, including that the employee is a victim…


Domestic Violence Is a Workplace Issue

As published on OHS Insider: February 25, 2015  “Do we need to address domestic violence in our violence prevention policy?” This question often comes up when we’re contacted by clients to advise them on workplace violence prevention. Many employers are…


Beyond Testing: Responding to Drugs or Alcohol in the Workplace with Due Diligence in the Mix

Introduction[1]   When one thinks about the issue of drugs and alcohol in the workplace, especially in an occupational health and safety context, one’s mind is likely to drift to the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Communications, Energy and…


Constructive Dismissal:  When (and how) can you suspend?

The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) had to decide whether an employee had been dismissed when his employer placed him on an indefinite, paid suspension. Read more…


Dialin’ in the Importance of Safe Driving Policies

A survey of laws across Canada reveals that every province and territory, with the exception of Nunavut, has implemented a law against driving while using cell phones. (See the chart at the end for the applicable laws in each jurisdiction.)…


Lawsuit Alleging Breach of The Employment Standards Code Allowed to Proceed

A recent Manitoba Court decision has given employers cause for concern about potential liability under The Employment Standards Code (“the Code”). The decision in Hutlet v. 4093887 Canada Ltd. and 4093879 Canada Ltd. involved a claim for unpaid overtime by an…