We can assist you with all issues related to your employees. We know workplace laws. From hirings, promotions, discipline, termination, disability or restrictive covenants, we can help.
We pride ourselves on providing clients with timely and strategic advice in a manner that addresses each client’s unique workplace circumstances.
We provide advice on a wide range of workplace issues in both unionized and non-unionized business environments. Our experience includes employment law matters including wrongful and constructive dismissal, employee disability, employment standards interpretation and pensions and benefits. See the separate discussion of Labour Relations and Workers Compensation services.
Our experience includes:
- Contract drafting
- Consultant / independent contractor advice
- Disability management
- Restrictive covenants
- Employment standards
- Court proceedings
Recognizing the unique needs of every client, our employment lawyers are dedicated to finding practical and creative solutions to your issues. Advising on the contract of employment between the company and the employee is a central part of our employment law practice.
Our services include drafting and reviewing employment contracts and policy handbooks for local and international businesses, providing strategic advice on restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements, addressing issues related to accommodating disabilities in the workplace, advising on changes to terms of employment and dealing with employment terminations and any resulting litigation.
We advise clients – including pension plans, employers, plan members, third party administrators and plan trustees – on pension and benefits plans and the interpretation of applicable provincial and federal pension legislation.