Protecting your business, empowering your success.

Neuman Thompson is your labour and employment labour law specialist, providing focused attention and delivering effective results.

Your trusted advocates in labour & employment law matters.

Our lawyers are here as a part of your team working beside you, and we are committed to the success of your business. We pride ourselves on our specialized expertise, wealth of results, and unmatched customer experience, all of which starts with putting boots on the ground alongside our clients. From start to finish, our responsive partner approach offers pragmatic solutions to complicated problems.

Practice Areas

Neuman Thompson specializes in all matters related to employment and labour. From strategic advice to litigation services to collective bargaining and everything in between.


Helping your organization navigate investigations to maintain a fair and equitable workplace, including investigations into:

  • Theft
  • Harassment
  • Violence
  • Misconduct
  • Unsafe work environment

Workplace Privacy and Information

In an era of data protection regulations, safeguarding sensitive information is crucial, and we are here to help your organization with:

  • Privacy law navigation
  • Policy development
  • Compliance, to protect both your customers and your business.

OHS: Occupational Health and Safety

We provide guidance on OHS matters to protect employees and minimize legal risks. This includes:

  • OHS compliance
  • Risk assessment and training
  • Respond to OH&S complaints

WCB: Workers’ Compensation Board

Our knowledge of workers' compensation legislation allows us to assist employers in navigating the WCB framework. Some of our areas of expertise include:

  • Claims management and appeals
  • Accomodations

We provide employer-focused legal solutions for all business.

We are committed to providing proactive and practical solutions while building relationships with our clients.

Meet Our Team

Our firm is built around labour and employment law. In fact, it’s all we do. We surround ourselves with lawyers who can be relied on to produce quality work every day and to be on hand to assist in complicated matters. We have expertise working with a variety of industries, including natural resources, professional services, public sector, tech and more. Check out our team to learn more!

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The Public Sector Employers Amendment Act What You Need to Know

At a high level, the amendments to the PSEA will (like RABCCA) limit public sector employers’ ability to make decisions around compensation for non-union employees and board members.
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Doing Business in Alberta

Our lawyer Gabriel Joshee-Arnal shares his views on Employment Matters - Doing Business in Alberta.
Case Law
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CASE ALERT: Benke v Loblaw Companies Limited (2022 ABQB 461)

On July 5, 2022, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench released the first Alberta employment law decision addressing a constructive dismissal claim in the context of an unpaid leave of absence for failure to follow an employer's COVID policy: Benke v Loblaw Companies Limited.
Case Law
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New Sick Leave Entitlements for Federally Regulated Employees

The new entitlement provides employees 3 days of paid medical leave following an initial 30-day qualifying period of continuous employment. Employees are then entitled to an additional day of paid medical leave at the start of each subsequent month, up to a maximum of 10 days per year.