LCW’s labour and employment lawyers have decades of experience assisting both employers and employees in finding solutions to workplace disputes. They provide our client’s with sound advice, vigorous advocacy, and practical problem-solving.
Our lawyers have represented clients in every sector of the economy including agencies in the public sector, education, retirement homes, diverse manufacturing environments, retail, food-service, trucking and the construction industry. They also have experience representing clients, before all levels of the Court, Labour Board, Administrative Tribunals, and dispute resolution processes for both Provincially and Federally regulated workplaces.
In the Labour Law field we represent the management interest in dealing with trade unions and in handling potential strike-issues in a rapidly changing legislative environment at every stage including initial organizing drives, certification and related complaint proceedings, negotiating collective agreements, dealing with day-to-day workplace disputes and related grievances and interest arbitration.
In the Employment Law field we represent both employers and employees at every stage of the employment relationship, by drafting and advising clients on employment contracts. During the course of the employment relationship we assist in dealing with performance issues, workplace disputes, and issues of harassment, illness and disability.. At its termination we assist in the preparation of or responding to severance proposals and related wrongful dismissal litigation, and following the end of the relationship dealing with restrictive covenants, notice requirements, the calculation of severance and termination pay, and other like issues.
Our Labour & Employment Lawyers find practical, cost-effective and expeditious resolutions to your difficulties including:
- Wrongful Dismissal
- Severance and Termination
- Drafting Employment Contracts
- Collective Agreement Negotiation
- Occupational Health and Safety Violations