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Workplace law continues to evolve. Employers require timely, cost-effective and practical advice. The Aird & Berlis Workplace Law Group understands the new workplace and delivers seamless service by working alongside our clients as an extension of their management team, navigating ever-changing regulations and advising them on how to proactively mitigate risks and ensure compliance.

Whether it be advice on day-to-day workplace issues, legislative compliance or addressing complex issues arising in corporate transactions, the Workplace Law Group offers a comprehensive, integrated approach with a premium on practical, efficient and effective advice. 

Our Workplace Law Group represents clients across numerous industries in both the public and private sector. The breadth of our experience includes:  

Employment

  • Human Rights and Accommodation
  • Wrongful and Constructive Dismissal Defence Litigation
  • Harassment and Violence in the Workplace
  • Workplace and Business Restructuring and Complex Terminations
  • Employment Contracts
  • Advice on Legislative Compliance
  • Attendance Management
  • Privacy and Access to Information
  • Policy Review and Implementation
  • Compensation and Benefits

Labour

  • Responding to Applications For Certification
    • Strategy for effective employer campaigns
    • Resisting union certification
  • Rights and Interest Arbitrations
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Strikes and Lockouts and Injunction Proceedings
  • Unfair Labour Practice Defence
  • Implementation of Policies and Procedures in the Unionized Workplace

Occupational Health & Safety

  • Emergency Response to Critical Injuries and Fatalities
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act Compliance
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act Policies and Procedures
  • Workplace Audits
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance

Being proactive is essential in the new workplace. The Aird & Berlis Workplace Law Group provides advice and training on important workplace issues. Resources include:

  • HRPA-accredited webinars
  • Targeted management training and updates
  • Workplace Law Bulletin

Recent Developments

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Publications Article Oct 05, 2018 Doing Business in Canada - September 2018
Publications Article Sep 28, 2018 Restrictions on Cannabis Consumption in the Workplace
Events Sep 06, 2018 Legal Fundamentals for Private, Owner-Managed and Family Businesses Archive Now Available!
Publications Article Aug 21, 2018 The Future Is Green, but Cloudy
Events May 08, 2018 Steeper Fines and New Reporting Obligations for Employers Archive Now Available!

Blog Posts

Insights StartupSource May 18, 2017 Dealing with the Difficult Employee