Law Services

Employment Law and Workplace Investigations

Employment Law and Workplace Investigations


Every workplace is unique and employment issues must be handled with knowledge, tact, and sensitivity. Our lawyers provide sensible, practical and cost-effective solutions to employers and employees facing employment related challenges.

  • Wrong dismissal advice and litigation
  • Workplace bullying and harassment claims
  • Employment standards issues
  • Employee and manager training
  • Performance management, discipline and discharge
  • Attendance management
  • Employment issues in mergers and restructuring
  • Non-solicitation and non-competition issues
  • Workplace investigations
  • Employment contracts
  • Federal unjust dismissal claims

Workplace Investigations:

Effective workplace investigations are fair and objective. As experienced legal counsel, we have the ability to conduct privileged and confidential investigations that are efficient, meet legal standards for a fair and thorough investigation and provide findings that are supported by a strong analysis and credibility assessment. We also perform workplace assessments, assist in-house investigators with the legal requirements of an investigation and advise on how to manage complex investigations and unexpected challenges.

We conduct investigations into a variety of allegations of workplace misconduct, including:

  • Human Rights Code based discrimination or harassment
  • Bullying and harassment, including under the Workers' Compensation Act
  • Employer code of conduct and policy breaches
  • Privacy breaches
  • Other inappropriate conduct/behaviour

Human Rights:

Human rights can be complex and potentially costly to employers, so we provide cost-effective solutions to assist our clients effectively addressing these issues.

  • Strategic advice on all aspects of human right legislation
  • Accommodation issues
  • Employee medical information and dealing with doctors
  • Absenteeism and attendance management
  • Representation before the federal and provincial human rights tribunals and commissions
  • Workplace bullying and harassment claims
  • Policy development and implementation
  • Employment discrimination claims
  • Grievance arbitrations
  • Claims of discrimination in services or tenancy