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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:
- 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
- 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
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