Employment Lawyers in Peterborough - Our objective is to help clients with their labour and employment law requirements. We are able to provide a worldwide network of law firms to be able to provide help for problems extending beyond our area. We are your in-house labour and employment law department.
We specialize in labour and employment law and bring a range of legal knowledge to workplace matters. Our areas of labour and employment law include employment disputes and contracts, labour relations and collective bargaining issues, unfair competition, occupational safety and health compliance, human rights and pension problems.
Our company and our labour lawyers help clients in various industries comprising financial, aviation, railway, insurance, healthcare, oil and gas, technology, not-for-profits, retail, forestry, resort developments, construction, tourism and restaurants. Also, you may opt to take advantage of our other services, like for example help with the selling or buying of businesses, real estate transactions, corporate planning, contract negotiations, and insurance and liability issues.
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 all through strikes and picketing. The labour implications of corporate reorganizations are well handled by our firm.
Human rights claims can be costly for employers. Our employment law practitioners assist clients to prevent claims by helping them to implement and draft anti-discrimination policies, train employees, and by handling investigations previous to complaints. We have experienced litigators who will 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
Our employment law practice assists clients with employment contracts between the employee and the company. Services comprise reviewing and drafting employment contracts and policy handbooks, advising on problems related to the accommodation of disabilities within the place of work, and dealing with litigation that may occur from employment termination.
Workers' Compensation and Occupational Health and Safety
Utilizing the Canada Labour Code and the Workers Compensation Act, our experts can offer recommendation regarding the compliance with occupational safety and health regulations. Moreover, we could provide assistance and advice with WCB claims, prevention and assessment matters. If necessary, legal representation is provided before the Review Division, the Appeal Tribunal and before the courts in prosecution and judicial review matters. Knowledgeable labour relations lawyers provide unionized clients with assistance solving health and safety issues under collective agreements, like for instance accommodation, impairment, fitness to work, and complaints of discriminatory action.
Clients come to us for recommendation regarding federal and provincial Employment Standards requirements. These statutes include pregnancy and parental leaves. Employers can be guaranteed of skilled representation in employment standards hearings. We are only a phone call away, providing you help with the dispute resolution and statute interpretation.
Our various business immigration services consist of suggestion regarding foreign worker entry requirements, help with work permits, and foreign workers in Canada authorization. We can provide suggestion concerning international treaties, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement, and regulations facilitating the entry of foreign workers into Canada. We help clients seeking to obtain Permanent Resident status within Canada, and work with employers in supporting these applications.
Pensions and Benefits
Our teams of lawyers have skill in the area of benefits and pension plans according to the interpretation of federal and provincial pension legislation. Among our many client's include plan members, employers, third party administrators, and plan trustees of pension plans.
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