Consulting and Advice for Employers

Whether you are a small start-up with no dedicated human resources support or a large multi-national with a full human resources team, we can assist with your employment related legal questions and issues. We will work with clients to establish a suitable and efficient approach to obtaining legal advice. We can establish ongoing retainers (or retainers during periods of leave from your legal or human resources department) to provide ongoing legal and human resources support.

We provide strategic human resources advice to clients across various public and private sectors, including both federally and provincially regulated employers in all areas of labour and employment law, Including:

  • statutory compliance (e.g. minimum employment standards, human rights, health and safety, AODA, etc.)
  • employment contracts
  • employment status (independent contractors)
  • workplace policies, development and review
  • executive compensation
  • contract negotiation and drafting
  • employee privacy
  • attendance management
  • disability and leave laws
  • termination of employment, including constructive dismissal
  • lay-off
  • overtime, hours of work, excluded employees
  • working from home
  • accommodation and medical information
  • medical marijuana
  • misconduct and discipline
  • restrictive covenants and wrongful competition
  • best practices
  • whistleblower
  • voluntary exit / early retirement programs
  • in-house workplace investigations
  • human resources consulting

We are pleased to discuss and tailor a cost effective and interactive program for ongoing advice at a fixed cost or with budget certainty for your organization.