Labour & Employment laws are crucial to both employees and employers. Kahane Law offers a variety of services in the area of labour law and employment law. Labour & employment law is an area of law that can have huge financial and other consequences for both employees and employers. It is vital to make any key decisions regarding labour & employment law issues with proper legal advice. For help in Calgary call 403-225-8810.
What is Employment Law?
Employment Law is an area of the law that deals with the employer and its employee relationships. It involves non-unionized situations. Employment law is governed by provincial and federal employment standards legislation and also employment and employee rights determined by the common law and contracts. Legislated employment standards are the minimum rights that employees are entitled to. Common law employment laws are decisions made by judges that are binding. Usually it is the common law decisions that give employees more rights than the basic ones given by employment related legislation. This most often comes up in the issue of severance pay.
What is Labour Law?
Labour law is an area of law that deals with employees and employers in a union context. There are two areas of labour law. They can be collective or individual. Collective labour law deals with the relationship between a union, employer and employees. Individual labour law deals with employees’ rights in the workplace.
Areas Kahane Law Office Employment Law Lawyers Help With:
Severance package reviews, Wrongful dismissal actions, Constructive dismissal actions, Executive compensation & termination issues, Employee rights to pension and fringe benefits upon termination, Employment insurance, Canada Pension Plan
Employment contracts (review and drafting), Employment policies (review and drafting), confidentiality agreements, non-competition & non-solicitation agreements
Employee Workplace Issues
Short and long term disability claims, Human rights claims & discrimination, Provincial and Federal employment standards, Sexual harassment, Workplace bullying, Privacy legislation, Privacy matters, Employee and management training – seminars custom-made to meet your requirements,
Employer Related Areas
Fiduciary obligations of executives & managers, Key employees and senior level employees, Employee rights connected to amalgamations, mergers and the sale of a business, Strategic planning and corporate structuring, Immigration, including LMOs and temporary foreign worker permits
Occupational Health and Safety Law
Occupational health and safety training for employees and employers, Occupational health and safety policies, Occupational health and safety prosecution defence
Employment Law Litigation
Judicial review of administrative decisions, Full litigation services for employers and employees
Collective bargaining, Collective agreement arbitration, Labour relations board litigation, Unionized workplace issues, Labour grievances and arbitrations