Employment Law & Wrongful Dismissal

Work is a major part of anyone’s life. Difficulties at work, including the threat or loss of employment raise legal, practical, and emotional consequences.

We listen to our clients and care about their concerns. Our employment lawyers provide competent, timely, and cost-effective advice and representation. We will also provide referrals to other professionals, to help find new employment for our clients.

Employment Law Advice

We provide advice and representation on a full range of employment law issues, including:

  • Wrongful dismissal and termination of employment
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Termination of employment for cause
  • Mitigation and the duty to find alternative employment
  • Human rights, disability, and accommodation
  • Employment Standards Act claims
  • Employment benefits, including maternity and parental leave
  • Employment status: employee or independent contractor
  • Harassment, bullying, and violence in the workplace

Our clients work in fields including the federal, provincial and municipal public service, federal government agencies, armed forces, the RCMP, high-tech industries, banking and financial sectors, the health sector, manufacturing, and education.

We also provide advice and representation in a number of specialized areas of employment law, including cross-border employment issues, jurisdictional issues, whistleblower protection, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, and employee rights in the sale of a business.

Experienced Employment Lawyers

Our firm also has extensive experience providing presentations to groups, organizations and associations on topics pertaining to employment law and wrongful dismissal, including the duty to accommodate, workplace harassment, disability and the workplace, and human rights obligations and family status. Lawyers from our firm also regularly speak at professional conferences on employment law and wrongful dismissal issues. To find out more about presentations we can offer, please contact us.