Now available: The 2013 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.
Practice Area Definition
Labour Relations law is generally understood to include acting for and advising employers, organized labour and individual employees in grievance and arbitration proceedings under both federal and provincial legislation; representation before federal and provincial labour relations boards; negotiation of collective agreements in both the public and private sectors; strategic labour relations and workforce planning including downsizing; interest arbitration proceedings in the public sector; judicial review of labour arbitration and labour relations board decisions. Labour relations in the construction sector is also included herein.
Please note that the Directory has separate sections for WORKERS' COMPENSATION, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY, litigation of wrongful dismissal claims and EMPLOYMENT LAW, and WORKPLACE HUMAN RIGHTS