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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. 

The Aird & Berlis Workplace Law Group represent clients across numerous industries, in both the public and private sector. The breadth of our experience includes:  


  • 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


  • 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
  • Workplace Health and 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, including:

  • The HRPA accredited Complimentary Webinar Series
  • Targeted Management training and updates
  • Workplace Law Bulletin

Recent Developments

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Blog Posts

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