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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

Events Sep 21, 2021 Post-Pandemic Planning for Employers CPD Information: 1 Substantive Hour for Lawyers and 1 Hour for HRPA and CHRP Members
Events Jun 17, 2021 The LGBTQ2+ Family: Family Law, Family Status & Workplace Accommodation CPD Information: 1.25 Substantive Hours for Lawyers, 1.25 Hours for HRPA and CHRP Members
Events Jun 10, 2021 Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act: Legal Compliance with Web Accessibility and Accessibility Compliance Reports CPD Information: 1 Substantive Hour for Lawyers, 1 Hour for HRPA and CHRP Members
Events May 19, 2021 Workplace Vaccinations: Legal Considerations and Recommendations for Employers CPD Information: 1 Substantive Hour for Lawyers, 1 Hour for HRPA and CHRP Members
Publications Article Apr 27, 2021 Vaccinations and the Workplace: Update
Events Apr 27, 2021 Occupational Health & Safety: Lessons Learned From the Pandemic CPD Information: 1 Substantive Hour for Lawyers, 1 Hour for HRPA and CHRP Members

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