MLT Aikins LLP

Employment Department

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What the team is known for Dominant player in both the Manitoba and Saskatchewan markets with a considerable presence in management-side labour matters. The team handles a wide range of work, ranging from collective bargaining to occupational health and safety and human rights law. Praised in the market for its strength handling union certifications. The firm represents regional, national and international clients in sectors including retail, mining and manufacturing.

Strengths The firm is widely considered to be "the go-to" firm across the Prairie provinces, with one source elaborating: "If there's an issue with a union certification file, we go to them."

Notable practitioners

Milton Christiansen
leads the firm's labour practice in Winnipeg. He is acclaimed for his skills in union matters including formations, certifications and strikes. He is also experienced in employee terminations and advising on workplace policy.

Kevin Wilson QC
is widely considered to be a leader in the Saskatchewan labour and employment market. Based in Saskatoon, he regularly acts for clients in both unionised and non-unionised environments, most significantly in the mining, construction and education sectors.