Employment Lawyers Peterborough - Our goal is to assist clients with their labour and employment law requirements. We can offer a global network of law firms so as to offer help for matters extending beyond our area. We are your in-house labour and employment law department.
Our lawyers specialize in the several workplace matters involved in labour and employment law. Our areas of labour and employment law comprise employment contracts and disputes, collective bargaining and labour relations matters, unjust competition, occupational health and safety compliance, human rights and pension problems.
Our firm and our labour lawyers serve clients in various trades comprising aviation, railway, insurance, healthcare, financial, forestry, oil and gas, technology, not-for-profits, retail, resort developments, construction, tourism and restaurants. Additionally, you may opt to take advantage of our different services, like for instance help with the selling or buying of businesses, contract negotiations, real estate transactions, corporate planning, and insurance and liability matters.
We defend the interests of clients from certification to the negotiating of collective agreements to the arbitration of grievances. Clients are assisted during collective bargaining and during picketing and strikes. The labour implications of corporate reorganizations are well dealt with by our company.
Human rights claims could be expensive for employers. Our employment law practitioners assist clients to avoid claims by assisting them to implement and draft anti-discrimination policies, train employees, and by handling investigations prior to complaints. We have experienced litigators who would handle the defense of the claim before human rights tribunals. Our services range from offering support with the implementation of policies, to staff training, to defending complaints.
Hiring and Firing
The part of our practice dealing with employment law can offer help to clients who want create employment contracts between the company and the employee. Services comprise drafting and reviewing employment contracts and policy handbooks, advising on matters regarding the accommodation of disabilities within the office, and handling litigation which can happen from employment termination.
Workers' Compensation and Occupational Health and Safety
Experts advice is obtainable concerning compliance with occupational safety and health regulations under the the Canada Labour Code and the Workers Compensation Act. We provide help with WCB claims, assessment and prevention matters. When necessary, legal representation is offered before the Review Division, the Appeal Tribunal and before the courts in prosecution and judicial review matters. Experienced labour relations lawyers provide unionized clients with help solving safety and health problems under collective agreements, like for instance accommodation, impairment, fitness to work, and complaints of discriminatory action.
Clients come to us for suggestion concerning provincial and federal Employment Standards requirements. These statutes include pregnancy and parental leaves. Employers can be assured of skilled representation in employment standards hearings. We are only a phone call away, offering you help with the statute interpretation and dispute resolution.
Our firm likewise provide immigration services on foreign worker entry requirements, assistance with work permits, and foreign workers in Canada authorization. We can offer advice concerning international treaties, like for example the North American Free Trade Agreement, and regulations facilitating the entry of foreign workers into Canada. We assist clients seeking to obtain Permanent Resident status in Canada, and work together with employers in supporting these applications.
Pensions and Benefits
We have skill in the area of benefits and pension plans and the interpretation of federal and provincial pension legislation. Third party administrators, plan members, employers, and plan trustees of pension plans are amongst our clients.
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