Employment Law

At Neuman Thompson, we understand the intricate landscape of employment law and the challenges that employers face in today's dynamic work environment. We take pride in being your trusted partner, ensuring that your business remains compliant, efficient, and focused on success.

Our Employment Law Services

At Neuman Thompson, we recognize that employment law is about more than the case law and the legislation — it's about harmonizing legal compliance with your business's growth objectives. With our expertise across the spectrum of employment law, you can trust us to provide strategic guidance that safeguards your company's interests.

Navigating Compliance

Navigating the ever-evolving landscape of employment obligations is crucial to your business's sustainability. Our lawyers work diligently to ensure your company's policies, practices, and procedures align with federal and provincial employment laws (including case law). Whether you're a small startup or an established corporation, we have the expertise to help you establish a strong compliance foundation.

Crafting Employment Agreements

Crafting sound employment agreements is essential to fostering positive employer-employee relationships. Our team specializes in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating employment contracts that protect your interests while maintaining fairness and transparency. From simple offer letters to complex executive contracts, we've got you covered.

Resolving Workplace Disputes

Workplace conflicts can disrupt productivity and harm your company's reputation. Our mediation and litigation experts are skilled at resolving disputes efficiently, minimizing disruptions and preserving amicable work environments. We're here to provide strategic advice and representation in cases of wrongful termination, harassment claims, and more.

Harassment and Discrimination Prevention

A workplace free from harassment and discrimination fosters a culture of respect and inclusivity. At Neuman Thompson, we help you implement robust policies and training programs that educate your workforce about their rights and responsibilities. By proactively addressing these issues, you'll not only protect your employees but also your company's reputation.

Litigation and Risk Management

In the event that legal action becomes necessary, Neuman Thompson’s litigators are prepared to represent your interests in court. Our extensive courtroom experience encompasses a broad spectrum of employment-related cases, ranging from wage disputes to complex discrimination claims, and our strategic approach focuses on securing the best outcome for your organization.

Work With Neuman Thompson

We specialize in legal matters and strategic advice for employers. If you are looking to get in touch, or just want to learn more, you can reach out to us for more information at any time.

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.

Labour Relations

We provide strategic insight when dealing with unions and can guide you through:

  • Structuring your business to achieve labour relations goals
  • Bargaining, disputes, strikes, and lockouts
  • Urgent cease and desist, injunction and contempt applications to respond to unlawful strikes, and unlawful picketing activities
  • Advocating in grievance and arbitration processes and before other administrative tribunals.

Collective Bargaining

Our lawyers work closely with clients to develop and implement effective negotiation strategies for every stage of the bargaining process.

  • Collective agreement interpretation
  • Contract drafting
  • Leading or supporting during negotiations
  • Representation at interest arbitration and mediation

Human Rights

Our services are precisely tailored to address the specific requirements of employers where human rights are concerned, including:

  • Proactive strategies to mitigate risk
  • Investigations
  • Advocacy before human rights commissions / tribunals


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

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