Employment Lawyers in Markham - Our objective is to help clients with their labour and employment law requirements. We can provide a worldwide network of law firms in order to provide assistance for matters extending beyond our region. 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 problems. Our areas of labour and employment law comprise employment disputes and contracts, collective bargaining and labour relations issues, occupational health and safety, unfair competition, human rights and pension matters.
We are labour lawyers helping clients within a wide variety of trades. These industries include healthcare, financial, aviation, railway, insurance, forestry, oil and gas, technology, not-for-profits, retail, restaurants, resort development, construction and tourism. Furthermore, you could choose to take advantage of our different services, like for example help with the buying or selling of businesses, real estate transactions, corporate planning, contract negotiations, and insurance and liability problems.
We defend the interests of clients from certification to the negotiating of collective agreements to the arbitration of grievances. Clients are helped all through collective bargaining and during picketing and strikes. The labour implications of corporate reorganizations are well handled by our firm.
Claims regarding human rights could be expensive for employers. Our employment law practitioners could help clients draft and implement anti-discrimination policies, train employees, and to handle investigations prior to them becoming complaints. We have skilled litigators who would take on 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 helps clients with employment contracts between the employee and the company. Services consist of drafting and reviewing employment contracts and policy handbooks, advising on matters related to the accommodation of disabilities in the place of work, and handling litigation which can arise from employment termination.
Workers' Compensation and Occupational Health and Safety
Experts advice is obtainable about compliance with occupational safety and health regulations under the the Workers Compensation Act and the Canadian Labour Code. We provide assistance with WCB claims, prevention and assessment issues. When required, 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 safety and health problems under collective agreements, like for instance accommodation, impairment, fitness to work, and complaints of discriminatory action.
Clients depend on our recommendation on the subject of provincial and federal Employment Standards requirements. Incorporated in these statutes are pregnancy and prenatal issues. Employers can be guaranteed of skilled representation in employment standards hearings. We are only a phone call away, providing you assistance with the dispute resolution and statute interpretation.
Our various business immigration services include recommendation concerning foreign worker entry requirements, assistance with work permits, and foreign workers in Canada authorization. We can provide recommendation about international treaties, such as 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 within Canada, and work together with employers in supporting these applications.
Pensions and Benefits
Our teams of lawyers have expertise in the area of pension and benefits plans according to the interpretation of federal and provincial pension legislation. Amongst our many client's consist of employers, third party administrators, plan members, and plan trustees of pension plans.
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