The most challenging and complex issues faced by individuals and businesses is navigating among the myriad of sources of employment standards and regulatory bodies that regulate and supervise the relationship between the employee and employer within the workplace.
This complex web covers almost every phase of the employee-employer relationship, including hiring, training, working, compensation, promoting, disciplining, and even terminating the workplace relationship.
As an employee, understanding and obtaining your rights in the workplace can be challenging and intimidating. The legal resources available to an employee is often limited compared to those available to employers.
If you have been wrongfully terminated, constructively dismissed, or even laid- off due to unlawful business practices, our lawyer will work with you to ensure that you receive the compensation that you may be owed.
In these instances, our employment lawyer will prepare the necessary documentation, contact the appropriate regulatory bodies and represent you at all stages of the dispute process.
Our employment lawyer is also available to review your employment contracts, including assessing the terms of salary, commission, bonuses, non-solicitation covenants and non-compete agreements.
With the amount of employment standards and regulations, it is becoming more challenging to manage the workplace. To avoid potentially costly mistakes, even small to mid-size companies should seek legal counsel when faced with employment disputes, including discrimination and harassment issues, workplace violence and injury, as well as termination or severance packages.
- Employment agreements, including confidentiality agreements and non-compete clauses.
- Employment discrimination, including disability discrimination and accommodations.
- Employee handbooks, company rules and policies.
- Minimum standards, including pay, wages, vacation time, and/or family or medical leaves.