Labour Lawyers In Ottawa

Achkar Law is a team of skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced labour lawyers who advocate on behalf of businesses and employees. Our labour lawyers in Ottawa are trusted for practical expertise in labour relation matters on which clients repeatedly rely.

Why Hire a Labour Lawyer?

A unionized workplace environment can be difficult to navigate for both employers and employees alike. Whether you are facing a claim or submitting an application to the Ontario Relations Board, or are part of negotiations, having the support of a knowledgeable and experienced labour lawyer in Ottawa ensures that you have strong representation that always keeps your best interests in mind. For employers, this would mean limiting liability, and for employees, fighting for your rights and entitlements.

Our labour lawyers in Ottawa have experience advocating on behalf of businesses and individuals at the Ontario Labour Relations Board when it comes to union practices.

What Can a Labour Lawyer Assist With?

A labour lawyer can assist with any matters pertaining to the unionized workplace and any applications to the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Some items that our labour lawyers are able to assist with include:

For Employers:

  • Responding to Unfair Labour Practices
  • Assessing obligations to unionized workers
  • Collective bargaining and negotiations
  • Applications for certification and decertification

For Employees:

  • Applications to the Ontario Labour Relations Board
  • Collective bargaining and negotiations
  • Human rights violations

Why Should a Business Hire a Labour Lawyer for Common Applications in the Unionized Environment?

Some businesses might decide that a unionized activity within their workplace is standard and quite common, so why hire a labour lawyer in the first place? At times, unions bring applications to include certain companies in a bargaining unit in an attempt to collect dues and act as a bargaining agent to the employees of the new company.

Receiving advice from an experience labour lawyer allows the business to mitigate their damages by having their obligations to their unionized workers assessed. This could occur when a business is purchasing another business that is unionized or facing a union certification application from their current employees.

Businesses must act fast to obtain competent legal advice that can thoroughly assess the nuances of the particular labour matter.

Contact Us

Whether you are an employer or employee, our labour lawyers here at Achkar Law are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Contact us by phone toll-free at 1-800-771-7882, or email us at [email protected], and we would be happy to assist you.

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