For Employees


Our lawyers possess the necessary skills and experience to assist employees in a variety of employment and labour disputes. We take a client-centred approach when advising on all matters, whether it be a workplace harassment issue, possible constructive dismissal claim, or review of a severance package. Our goal is to work with you to achieve the best possible resolution to meet both your personal and professional goals, both during and after employment.


  • Review and advice on employment, confidentiality and non-competition agreements, releases;
  • Consultation and advice on various issues falling under the provincial Employment Standards Act and regulations;
  • Negotiating severance packages;
  • Discussion of benefits and tax issues arising at termination;
  • Employment Insurance benefits and appeals;
  • Advice and representation on wrongful and constructive dismissal claims;
  • Preparation of submissions and representation for both human rights and labour relations complaints (both provincial and federal);
  • Working in Canada applications (see our Immigration section for more details);
  • Review of company policies (e.g. discipline provisions, probation, termination, workplace bullying or harassment).


  • Collective agreement interpretation;
  • Consultation and advice on various issues falling under the provincial and federal Labour Codes;
  • Human rights claims (both provincial and federal)Representation at provincial and federal labour relations board and human rights tribunals.


  • Advice on Workers’ Compensation claims;
  • Pension and benefits reviews.


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