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

Events Oct 07, 2020 Mental Health in the Workplace: The Impact of COVID-19 CPD Information: 1.5 Professionalism Hours for Lawyers, 1.5 Hours for CHRP and HRPA Members
Publications Article Aug 19, 2020 Guide to Incorporating in Canada
Events Jul 09, 2020 An Employer’s Guide for Addressing Racial Discrimination in the Workplace CPD Information: 1 Hour for HRPA and CHRP Members, 1 Hour of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) for Lawyers
Publications Article Jun 24, 2020 As Businesses Reopen, They Need to Be Thinking About Their Workplace Safety Plans The Ministry of Labour Has Just Made That Task Easier By Providing a Guide
Events Jun 23, 2020 Go Beyond Mental Health Resources: Strategies to Drive Employee Well-Being and Performance CPD Information: 1 Hour for HRPA and CHRP Members, 1 Substantive Hour for Lawyers

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