Heather Hettiarachchi is the owner of Integritas Workplace Law, where she practices exclusively in the area of labour and employment law. She has a unique combination of legal expertise and extensive hands-on human resources management and labour relations experience. Heather has represented clients in human rights proceedings, arbitrations, labour board proceedings, privacy matters and employment standards matters. She is passionate about workplace integrity, and focuses on educating clients on utilizing best practices to avoid or minimize workplace conflict, as well as settling issues before they proceed to trial.
Heather also provides employers with general human resources support and mediation services, and conducts workplace investigations. Her past career experience includes managing human resources at a large private insurance company and the University of British Columbia, and acting as Labour Relations Advisor to Vancouver Community College. Prior to founding Integritas Workplace Law, Heather practiced law at a prominent Vancouver law firm and was the former chair of that firm's labour and employment practice group. She articled with a leading labour and employment boutique firm in Vancouver, and was also an associate of the labour and employment group of an eminent national firm.
Heather holds an LL.B. from the University of British Columbia and a M.Sc. in Training & Human Resources Management from the University of Leicester.