We represent clients in proceedings before the Manitoba Labour Board, the Canada Industrial Relations Board and boards of arbitration under collective agreements. Our lawyers negotiate and draft collective agreements, acting as spokespersons at the bargaining table and advising clients on the interpretation of such agreements. We advise clients on legislation affecting employment relationships, such as employment standards, human rights and workers compensation, policing and military employment law, and act for clients in connection with preparation of employment contracts and employee manuals. We provide advice with respect to termination of employment relationships and appear in court in wrongful dismissal actions. The firm provides specialized knowledge in dealing with issues of human rights, sexual harassment, workers compensation, policing and military employment law, disability and absenteeism management, pensions, workplace health and safety and pay equity.
Multi-jurisdictional workforces have unique needs. AEC has assembled a national team of experienced local lawyers offering streamlined service through a single point of contact. We work collaboratively, leveraging collective knowledge and experience to provide location-specific advice, while maintaining a big picture focus on what matters most — supporting your business objectives.
No matter where you do business, AEC’s nation-wide network of top-ranked legal professionals provide practical and proactive legal advice on any challenge facing your workplace.
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