EMPLOYMENT, LABOUR, AND HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYERS PROVIDING STRATEGIC LEGAL ADVICE ON COMPLEX WORKPLACE-RELATED ISSUES. Located at 480 University Avenue, across from the Toronto Courts and the Ontario Labour Relations Board, our new firm is particularly well situated to provide our clients with the unparalleled responsiveness, strong and effective representation, that they need and expect in today's marketplace.
This means that for some reason or another, your employer has decided to let you go. When this happens, your employee has to provide you with the appropriate amount of notice” or pay in lieu of notice.” For example, you could receive 4 weeks of notice” or 4 weeks of pay in lieu of notice”, so you don't actually need to keep coming into work for those 4 weeks.
It's not a matter of David versus Goliath and we're the David; we're actually the Goliath,” says Gregory Heywood, founding partner and a member of the management committee at Roper Greyell LLP, a Vancouver-based law firm and one of the top 10 vote-getters in this year's Canadian Lawyer labour and employment boutique law firms survey.
Labour and employment counsel also handle all labour and employment related disputes, including disputes relating to conduct during the union organizing and certification process, collective bargaining and strikes and lockouts, grievances and related arbitrations, wrongful dismissal claims, restrictive covenant issues, prosecutions under workplace safety and health legislation, employment equity, employment standards, human rights and privacy related complaints, and pension and workers' compensation issues.
For small employers, Cori guides them through the challenges of letting an employee go. From a proactive perspective, she provides employment lawyer toronto small employers with advice about employment contracts and policies to manage risk and get a handle on future liabilities.
We have significant experience in working with employers, insurers and medical practitioners in helping disabled employees stop working and begin receiving their pay from short term (STD) and long term disability (LTD) insurance benefits, even if they have been denied.
Chris Paliare and Richard Stephenson acted successfully for Tom Mason in the Ontario Court of Appeal in Mason v. Chem-Trend, 2011 ONCA 344 The case is now a leading Canadian authority on the (non) enforceability of restrictive covenants in employment agreements.
The practice of employment law generally involves the negotiation and drafting of individual employment contracts, advice with respect to the numerous aspects of the main obligations, the drafting of non-solicitation and non-competition clauses, golden parachute compensation plans and arbitration clauses.
He has also represented clients in proceedings before boards of arbitration, the provincial and federal Human Rights Tribunals, the Ontario Ministry of Labour (Employment Standards Branch), and the Canadian Industrial Relations Board. Welcome to Pinto James LLP, one of Toronto's most innovative law firms offering superior advice and representation to clients involved in legal disputes.