Junior Labour & Employment Lawyer

Goulart Workplace Lawyers
Posting Date:
Jun 29, 2022
Company/Firm:
Goulart Workplace Lawyers
Area of Law:
Labour and Employment
Location:
Oakville
Experience:
1-3 years

Description

Goulart Workplace Lawyers is Growing! 

We are a workplace law firm based in Oakville, Ontario looking to add a junior Labour & Employment Lawyer to our team. 

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • 1 to 3 years of experience practicing labour and employment law, inclusive of articling. 
  • Knowledge of applicable provincial and federal laws including the Ontario Labour Relations Act, Employment Standards Act, 2000, Canada Labour Code, and Occupational Health and Safety Act. 
  • Excellent drafting skills, including some experience drafting and reviewing pleadings, employment agreements and severance agreements. 
  • Litigation and dispute resolution experience and a keen interest to develop their advocacy skills. 
  • Membership in good standing as a lawyer with the Law Society of Ontario. 
  • A passion for workplace law and a willingness to learn and work as part of a dynamic team. 

The responsibilities for this role will include: 

  • Working with and advising both employer and employee clients, including support to more senior members of the firm. 
  • Providing guidance and practical solutions on various labour and employment law issues. 
  • Drafting documents, including pleadings and employment agreements. 
  • Assistance with research and preparation of opinions. 
  • Attendance at various employment and labour proceedings. 

Goulart Workplace Lawyers recently celebrated its second anniversary. We’re proud of our accomplishments so far and see a bright future ahead. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in playing a role in shaping this firm. 

While the firm has brand new offices at the juncture of three major highways, the position will be hybrid for the time being. All employees are required to have completed a full series of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccinations and applicable boosters, subject to accommodation based on protected grounds under the Ontario Human Rights Code. 

If you are interested or even just curious, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence directly to Heather at hkoopman@goulartworkplacelawyers.ca. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

For more information about Goulart Workplace Lawyers please visit www.goulartlawyers.ca 

 

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