Businesses today need to understand their obligations, and their employees’ rights, under a wide range of employment related legislation as well as at common law. Making decisions without a complete understanding of the applicable employment laws can be costly. Our lawyers act for both federally and provincially regulated employers of all sizes, on a wide range of employment law matters including:
- The preparation of employment related documents including employment agreements, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, workplace policies and procedures
- Assisting with compliance with employment-related legislation including employment standards, occupational health and safety, human rights, and workplace safety and insurance
- Assisting with the management of workplace misconduct, leaves of absence, duty to accommodate
- Preparing and negotiating termination packages
- Appearing in proceedings before all levels of court, and a number of tribunals on matters regarding human rights, workplace safety and employment standards
- Defending clients on provincial offences arising from employment legislation
- Advising on employment issues arising in the context of a purchase or sale of a business
- Preparing independent contractor agreements
- Preparing consulting agreements
- Advising on temporary workers
- Advising on IP assets generated by employees and consultants
- Advising profit-sharing/other incentive plans
- Developing employee manuals
- Advising on due diligence relating to anti bribery policies and Competition Act compliance
We are specialist in all areas of Employment Law.
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Fernandes Hearn LLP
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