Employment Law

Waterstone Law Group LLP offers advice in many areas of the law, including wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, pay equity, human rights, occupational health and safety, workers’ compensation and employment standards. We also provide assistance in negotiating individual employment contracts.

We recognize that it is in clients’ interests to avoid costly litigation, and we have responded by helping clients minimize their potential liability. We are also ready to assist employers in numerous other tasks, including drafting workplace policies, implementing pay equity plans and reviewing personnel manuals and disciplinary notices.

Along these lines, we place special emphasis on familiarizing clients with Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as an alternative to litigation. Our lawyers have been active in the growth of ADR in the Fraser Valley.

Our Employment Law Group writes the BC Employment Lawyer Blog, which discusses employment law matters for both employers and employees in the context of BC’s legislation and case law.

 

Our Employment Law Practice includes:

Employment Contracts

The vast majority of employment relationships are not governed by written contracts at all, but rather by the “common-law”. The common law refers to the body of recorded decisions and reasons for judgment given by judges of the courts. If your employees have not signed a written contract, then the… read more »