Employment Law

Our Labour and Employment Law Group represents both employers and employees in various employment related matters. We offer assistance in reviewing and preparing documents to help you manage expectations, risk and liabilities in the employment relationship. We also provide practical advice when questions or problems arise as well as representation if you need to commence or defend an employment related claim. Some examples of the services provided by our labour and employment group include:

  • Drafting and reviewing employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, employment policies, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, non-solicitation and non-competition agreements and all other employment related agreements
  • Drafting termination and warning letters
  • Employment issues arising out of the sale, transfer, or bankruptcy of a business
  • Providing advice on terminating employees for just cause
  • Drafting and reviewing severance packages
  • Providing advice on disciplinary procedures
  • Settlement and mediation of employment disputes
  • Union arbitrations and grievance procedures
  • Presentations to groups or individual businesses on employment law issues
  • All employment related litigation including:
    • Wrongful dismissal claims
    • Constructive dismissal claims
    • Breach of confidentiality, non-disclosure, non-solicitation and non-competition agreement claims
    • Human rights claims
    • Harassment claims
    • Privacy complaints
    • Employment standards claims
    • Employment insurance appeals
    • Disability claims
    • Workers Compensation claims and appeals

For more information, please check out our labour and employment publications or contact a member of our Labour and Employment Law Group.

Employment Law Links

B.C. Employment Standards Branch Website
B.C. Human Rights Tribunal Website
B.C. Labour Relations Board Website
BC Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner Website
Canada Employment Insurance Website
Canada Industrial Relations Board Website
The Trade Union Certification Process under the B.C. Labour Relations Code
WorkSafeBC Website

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