Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Employment & Labour Department

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At Gowling WLG, our team of employment and labour law professionals can help you manage your people so you can capitalize on opportunities and achieve your goals.

From streamlining hiring practices, complying with legislation and managing challenges, to ending relationships or protecting your assets, we know the law – and we also understand the employment and labour challenges facing your business.

Whether you're a multinational company, a mid-sized operation managing its growth or a local entrepreneur just starting out, we have the specialized knowledge and skills to help you manage your people and resolve your legal issues.

Our comprehensive experience spans a range of key sectors, including manufacturing, energy and natural resources, financial services, life sciences, media and advertising, professional services, projects and infrastructure, retail, technology and many more.

With lawyers in business centres across Canada, we hold in-depth experience in areas that are essential to your commercial success, such as:

  • Employment law
  • Labour relations
  • Health and safety
  • Human rights and discrimination
  • Workplace privacy
  • Absence management
  • Disability accommodation
  • Workers' compensation
  • M&A
  • Termination advice and strategy
  • Employment litigation and alternate dispute resolution

We also work closely with our firm colleagues in the areas of immigration, health & safety, pensions, tax, privacy and capital markets to ensure you benefit from the value of our combined knowledge, experience and skills.