Employment Law and Human Rights

The relationship between the employer and employee is complex, and the potential liability that may arise from failing to comply with applicable laws can be significant. Hamilton Duncan provides its clients with day-to-day guidance, as well as broad strategic advice to manage issues before they become litigious.

Our employment lawyers are experienced in planning and negotiating successful termination proposals as well as providing advice on employee relations, employment standards, human rights complaints, and employment agreements.

We have a breadth of experience in alternative dispute resolution procedures, including mediations and arbitrations, and we have appeared before all levels of court including the Human Rights Tribunal, The Employment Standards Tribunal, and labour arbitrations. Whatever the nature of your employment law issue, Hamilton Duncan has the experience and expertise to recommend the best solution for you.

We commonly advocate for clients in disputes relating to:

  • Employment agreements
  • Dismissals and severance packages
  • Human rights concerns such as discrimination claims
  • Disability issues
  • Post-employment issues such as non-competition agreements, confidentiality agreements and misuse of an employer’s proprietary information
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