Employment Lawyers Waterloo - Our goal is to help clients with their labour and employment law requirements. We are able to provide a worldwide network of law firms so as to give 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 comprise employment disputes and contracts, labour relations and collective bargaining issues, occupational safety and health, unjust competition, pension matters, and human rights.
Our firm and our labour lawyers help clients in different industries including financial, aviation, railway, insurance, healthcare, forestry, oil and gas, technology, not-for-profits, retail, resort developments, construction, tourism and restaurants. Moreover, you may opt to take advantage of our different services, like for instance help with the buying or selling of businesses, corporate planning, contract negotiation, real estate transactions, 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 through collective bargaining and all through picketing and strikes. The labour implications of corporate reorganizations are well dealt with by our company.
Human rights claims can be expensive for employers. Our employment law practitioners help clients to avoid claims through helping them to implement and draft anti-discrimination policies, train employees, and by dealing with investigations before complaints. We have knowledgeable litigators who will handle the defense of the claim before human rights tribunals. Our services range from providing support with the implementation of policies, to staff training, to defending complaints.
Hiring and Firing
Our employment law practice helps clients with employment contracts between the company and the employee. Services include drafting and reviewing policy handbooks and employment contracts, advising on problems related to the accommodation of disabilities in the office, and dealing with litigation that can occur from employment termination.
Workers' Compensation and Occupational Safety and Health
Utilizing the Canada Labour Code and the Workers Compensation Act, our professionals can offer recommendation about the compliance with occupational health and safety regulations. Furthermore, we can provide advice and assistance with WCB claims, prevention and assessment matters. When needed, legal representation is provided 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 resolving health and safety issues under collective agreements, including fitness to work, accommodation, impairment, and complaints of discriminatory action.
Clients rely on our recommendation concerning the subject of provincial and federal Employment Standards requirements. Included in these statutes are pregnancy and prenatal issues. Employers can be assured of skilled representation in employment standards hearings. We are only a phone call away, providing you help with the statute interpretation and dispute resolution.
Our many business immigration services comprise advice regarding foreign worker entry requirements, assistance 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 acquire Permanent Resident status in Canada, and work along with employers in supporting these applications.
Pensions and Benefits
Our teams of lawyers have knowledge in the area of pension and benefits plans according to the interpretation of federal and provincial pension legislation. Among our many client's consist of employers, third party administrators, plan members, and plan trustees of pension plans.
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