Stephen Carpenter, CPHR, is a partner at Stewart McKelvey in Charlottetown, focusing primarily on employment law, labour relations, workplace human rights and workers' compensation. With more than 10 years of experience, Stephen ensures his clients clearly understand the legal and practical side of their situation, so as to help them determine the best course of action. He takes a common sense approach and applies the law in a straightforward and practical manner, while working hand in hand with the client to find a solution. Stephen's clients include employmers in a cross-section of industries as well as organisations in such areas as insurance, education and health. He is a regular speaker at internal and external seminars, discussing with clients and colleagues alike a wide range of labour and employment topics.