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eMPLOYMENT LAWYER

Villeneuve Litigation manages most employment legal questions from either employers or employees. The firm manages the employment relationship throughout or acts as a resource on an as needed basis. The firm knows how to navigate the employment relationship to ensure clarity and reduce employment disputes.

Experience in Wrongful Termination Cases, Human Rights Complaints, Drafting Employment Contracts, Drafting Termination Packages and Exit Meeting Strategies. Villeneuve Litigation is a great resource for Employers and Employees trying to navigate the Employment Relationship

Wrongful termination

The sudden loss of your job can be devastating. Our job as lawyers is to ensure that the employer has provided sufficient notice and met its legal obligations. Employees should get proper notice and sufficient compensation for the time and efforts devoted to the employer. 
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EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

Getting it right before you get started. Employers and Employees alike can avoid significant issues if the contracts and written agreements used are clear, concise and legal. The Firm offers a contract review and contract drafting services from the employment offer to the termination package.
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Human Rights

It is not uncommon for victims of workplace discrimination to think that they should just put up with it. Victims often try to brush off discrimination, focusing on doing their work and earning their income. Unfortunately, ignoring discrimination does not make it go away. You do not have to put up with it.
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ALL EMPLOYMENT LAW SERVICES

notice of termination

Employers cannot be handcuffed to their employees. Often times, as long as the employee gets sufficient notice of the termination, the relationship can lawfully end. Villeneuve Litigation ensures employees and employers meet their legal and contractual obligations.
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Forfeiture of share

With the increase in tech start-ups, employees often leave their jobs for new and exciting opportunities and a promise of share capital. Once terminated, these shares are taken away. Law supports an employee entitlement to shares. Forfeiture is not always automatic.
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discrimination

Our Human Rights Code prohibits the discrimination of employees on the basis of age, gender, religion, race etc.  There is no room for discrimination in the work place. If you feel as though you have been subjected to discrimination, reach out for a consultation. 
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covid-19 termination

COVID-19 has led to significant uncertainty and fear with regards to job protection and re-employment. If you were let go because of COVID-19, do not hesitate to contact Villeneuve Litigation for a FREE consultation. You will get the answers you need and the representation you deserve. 
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exit meetings

Terminating employees is tricky and employers have to be careful. Villeneuve Litigation guides employers through the process and, if need be, will attend the exit meeting to ensure nothing compromises the employers .position in terminating an employee.
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without cause termination

Employees often feel as though they deserve a reason for their termination. It is hard comprehend the without cause title behind getting fired, but it is a reality of our work environment. Employers do not need to advise on why the employee is being let go; however, they do have to provide sufficient notice. 
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