While Canada and the United States are alike in many respects, there are a few key differences in litigation law that U.S. organizations should be aware of if you are considering buying, selling or operating a business in Canada.
This Guide provides American employers with an introduction to employment laws and regulations that affect businesses in Canada. It outlines an overview of the main differences between Canadian and U.S. workplace laws.
Successfully represented a large multi-national company in a grievance arbitration involving collective agreement interpretation issues.
Advised on the pension and benefits aspects of the acquisition of a Canadian directories business by a global asset management firm.
Renegotiated seven collective agreements into a single national framework for a multi-national courier company.
Successfully defended a global building materials manufacturer in dismissing a motion to enforce a settlement where costs were awarded against the former employee.
Successfully represented multi-national manufacturing employers in a variety of situations involving wrongful competition and solicitation.
Advised an automobile manufacturer in successive union organizing campaigns and successfully resisting union certification.
Successfully defended a food manufacturer in the termination of an employee accused of sexual harassment.
Provided strategic advice to a major drink manufacturer in relation to multi-location bargaining and successfully managing multi-location labour disputes.