Employment Lawyers in Sudbury - Our main objective is to help our many clients in matters of labour and employment law. To be able to provide help on the several matters which extend beyond our area, we can offer a global network of law companies. We are your in-house labour and employment law department.
We specialize in labour and employment law and bring various legal knowledge to workplace matters. Our areas of labour and employment law include employment disputes and contracts, collective bargaining and labour relations issues, unfair competition, occupational health and safety compliance, pension issues, and human rights.
Our firm and our labour lawyers assist clients in various trades comprising insurance, healthcare, financial, aviation, railway, oil and gas, technology, not-for-profits, retail, forestry, restaurants, resort developments, construction and tourism. Furthermore, you can opt to take advantage of our other services, like assistance with the buying or selling of businesses, corporate planning, contract negotiation, real estate transactions, and liability and insurance problems.
We could defend our clients interests in the certification or negotiating of collective agreements to the arbitration of grievances. Clients are helped during collective bargaining and during strikes and picketing. The labour implications of corporate reorganizations are well dealt with by our firm.
Claims pertaining to human rights could be expensive for employers. Our employment law practitioners can assist clients draft and implement anti-discrimination policies, train employees, and to deal with investigations prior to them becoming complaints. We have skilled litigators who will take on the defense of the claim before human rights tribunals. Our services range from providing support with the implementation of policies, to staff training, to defending complaints.
Hiring and Firing
The part of our practice dealing with employment law can provide assistance to clients who want create employment contracts between the company and the employee. Services comprise drafting and reviewing employment contracts and policy handbooks, advising on issues concerning the accommodation of disabilities within the place of work, and dealing with litigation that might arise from employment termination.
Workers' Compensation and Occupational Health and Safety
Experts advice is obtainable concerning compliance with occupational safety and health regulations under the the Canada Labour Code and the Workers Compensation Act. We offer assistance with WCB claims, prevention and assessment problems. When needed, legal representation is offered before the Review Division, the Appeal Tribunal and before the courts in prosecution and judicial review matters. Skilled labour relations lawyers offer unionized clients with help resolving health and safety issues under collective agreements, like accommodation, impairment, fitness to work, and complaints of discriminatory action.
Clients come to us for advice on federal and provincial Employment Standards requirements. These statutes consist of pregnancy and parental leaves. Employers could be assured of knowledgeable representation in employment standards hearings. We are just a phone call away, offering you help with the statute interpretation and dispute resolution.
Our various business immigration services comprise advice on foreign worker entry requirements, help with work permits, and foreign workers in Canada authorization. We could provide suggestion on international treaties, like the North American Free Trade Agreement, and regulations facilitating the entry of foreign workers into Canada. We help clients seeking to obtain Permanent Resident status within Canada, and work together with employers in supporting these applications.
Pensions and Benefits
Our teams of lawyers have knowledge in the area of pension and benefits plans according to the interpretation of federal and provincial pension legislation. Among our many client's include plan members, employers, third party administrators, and plan trustees of pension plans.
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