Our employment and labour lawyers provide advice on all aspects of the employment relationship and on labour law issues, including wrongful dismissal, employment standards, collective agreements, collective bargaining, human rights, occupational health and safety compliance and workers compensation.
We have extensive experience in civil litigation and labour and arbitration proceedings. We regularly appear before the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, the Court of Appeal, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and the Ontario Labour Relations Board.
We provide practical and strategic advice on a broad range of employment-related issues, including:
Our Employment and Labour group is committed to addressing our clients’ needs efficiently and effectively. In keeping with our client-centred approach, our lawyers prepare and outline strategies offering imaginative, creative and practical advice with a view to achieving an early and favourable resolution of disputes. If settlement is not possible, our experienced lawyers and sophisticated support facilities allow us to forcibly advocate on our clients’ behalf throughout the litigation process, at a reasonable cost.
To complement our employment litigation practice, our employment and labour lawyers provide opinions on various matters and represent clients in a wide variety of commercial and contractual disputes as well.
Our practice encompasses all aspects of employment litigation including:
We provide practical and strategic advice to our clients with respect to human rights issues, including:
We provide practical and strategic advice to our employer clients on a broad range of labour-related issues, including:
All employers are required to provide a healthy and safe workplace. We provide practical and strategic advice to our clients with respect to health and safety issues, including:
All employers are required to provide a safe work environment and promote the safety of their employees and, where applicable, must have statutory insurance in place. We provide practical and strategic advice to our clients with respect to workplace safety issues, including: