Warning For a better experience on Green Law Group. update your browser.

Back to Practice Areas Employment


“Colourful advice in black and white terms”


Our group delivers its services on a continuing basis to employers on a wide range of employment and labour matters including occupational health and safety, collective bargaining, employee privacy, human rights issues, legislative advice, and drafting of all relevant contracts.

Members of the group regularly appear as counsel for employers in the courts and before various employment and labour-related administrative tribunals. We are also regularly involved in the employment and labour-related aspects of commercial transactions, including those arising from new business ventures, and in strategic employment and human resource planning.

We regularly assist employers and their executives with:

  • Compliance with employment related statutes
  • Director and officer liability issues and fiduciary duties
  • Disciplinary measures, including managing chronically ill and absent employees
  • Drafting,interpretation and enforcement of employment agreements,confidentiality agreements, non-solicitation, non-competition and other restrictive covenants, and transition
  • Employment-related dispute resolution including class proceedings, civil litigation and  mediation and conciliation
  • Establishment and audit of human resource policies to ensure compliance and fit with the  organization’s approach to employee relations
  • Executive compensation, including supplemental pension and retirement compensation  arrangements;
  • Health and safety in the workplace including the strategic planning of worker’s compensation
  • Human rights, harassment and violence in the workplace;
  • Immigration and relocation for employees
  • Incentive compensation such as bonus plans and stock option plans
  • Management education and training
  • Occupational health and safety;
  • Pay equity
  • Pension issues in the context of mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Privacy and access to information issues in the employment context
  • Termination, layoffs and severance practices and arrangements
  • Transition and retention programs, and retirement benefits
  • Workplace policies
  • Wrongful dismissal claims