Employment Law

For more than a century, we have advised employers and employees on their respective rights and duties. We pride ourselves on providing our clients with straightforward, practical advice in all aspects of employment relations and obligations. Our lawyers provide ongoing advice and direction to our clients on topical workplace issues such as the use of social media in the workplace, human rights issues and the disabled employee, and considerations when involved in an occupational health and safety investigation.

We have assisted our clients in the following areas:

  • Preparing employment agreements and contracts
  • Preparing employee profit-sharing plans
  • Advising on employee termination issues and best practices
  • Advising about employee share ownership and share options
  • Assessing and considering employment policies, and, where appropriate, drafting policies and guidelines
  • Advising on rights and obligations arising under the Employment Standards Code and the Alberta Human Rights Act and the Canadian Human Rights Act
  • Addressing Workers' Compensation Board matters
  • Assisting in the resolution of wrongful dismissal complaints
  • Attending at arbitration proceedings, appearing before all levels of the courts and participating in applications for judicial review
  • Representing clients in proceedings before the Privacy Commissioner and the Alberta and Canadian Human Rights Commissions
  • Representing employers in prosecutions under occupational health and safety legislation

Our lawyers in Employment Law

Edmonton

pwarner@bmllp.ca
780 421 2464
lcarr@bmllp.ca
780 421 2436
jchampion@bmllp.ca
780 421 2475
cplante@bmllp.ca
780 421 2456
thamelin@bmllp.ca
780 421 2416
pko@bmllp.ca
780 421 2478
llee@bmllp.ca
780 421 2496
LPearson@bmllp.ca
780 421 2401
gsanson@bmllp.ca
780 421 2484
slallouz@bmllp.ca
780 421 2427

Calgary

shunka@bmllp.ca
403 750 7979
adekens@bmllp.ca
403 750 2247
kokita@bmllp.ca
403 750 2244
ahenderson@bmllp.ca
403 750 7989