Workplace Wire

Connecting employers to developments in labour, employment & pension law

About Us

About Workplace Wire

Workplace Wire is a labour, employment and pension law blog that connects employers to the latest developments in Ontario and Federal workplace law. Our aim is to provide employers with updates, commentary and resources that are informative and provide practical guidance on labour, employment and pension law developments. The blog entries posted on Workplace Wire are written by one of the lawyers in Heenan Blaikie’s national labour, employment and pension practice.

Heenan Blaikie’s Labour, Employment and Pension Practice

Heenan Blaikie’s labour, employment and pension practice is the pre-eminent workplace law group in Canada. We service a wide range of clients at the provincial, national, continental and international stages, advising on areas such as:

  • Collective Agreement Negotiation
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Construction Labour Law
  • Education Labour Law
  • Employment Standards
  • Grievance Arbitration
  • Health Labour Law
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration
  • Labour Relations Board Proceedings
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Pay Equity
  • Pension Law & Governance
  • Privacy
  • Workforce Planning
  • Workers’ Compensation

Members of our team have been recognized by some of the world’s leading peer-review directories in the legal profession, such as Lexpert’s Canadian Legal Directory, Martindale-Hubbell and The Best Lawyers in Canada®. In the 2011 Chambers Global rankings, Heenan Blaikie’s national employment, labour and pensions practice was ranked Band 1, the highest recognition given to a legal practice group.

Heenan Blaikie is the Canadian member of IUS Laboris, an international alliance of leading law firms that specialize in workplace law.

Heenan Blaikie LLP

Heenan Blaikie LLP is a leading full service, national law firm with more than 575 lawyers and professionals in nine cities in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia. Our clients range in size from start-ups to many of North America’s largest public companies, public institutions including hospitals and universities, and government bodies. We also represent international clients seeking to protect and expand their interests in Canada.

With our outstanding track record in labour and employment lawlitigationbusiness lawtax law,entertainment law and intellectual property, we deliver comprehensive legal advice and innovative business solutions to clients across Canada and abroad.