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A Trusted Employment Law Firm in St. Catharines

Resolve disputes, protect your rights, and navigate Ontario’s complex employment and labour laws with a top-rated team of employment lawyers. Receive pragmatic, knowledgeable advice from an experienced team that assists individuals, businesses, builders, institutions, and non-profits.

We advise and represent clients at negotiation, settlement, and before Ontario tribunals and courts. You will work with a team that helps clients protect future interests without compromising their rights.

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Full-Service Employment and Labour Lawyers Near You

Don’t believe the myth–employment matters are deeply personal, and you need a law firm that can handle them sensitively.

Receive real-world, actionable insights from lawyers who advise and represent on all employment and labour matters such as:

  • Employment contracts
  • Employment consulting
  • Wrongful termination
  • Labour law acts
  • Termination negotiations
  • Sexual harassment
  • Workplace discrimination
  • Equal pay
  • Disability and accommodation
  • Statutory and legislative compliance

Respected, Reputed Employment Lawyers

With over 130 years in practice, Lancaster Brooks & Welch is one of the most established and largest firms in the region. Clients turn to us for decisive action and dependable advice. Our members are respected members of society, associated with organizations such as:

  • YMCA Niagara
  • Legal Aid Ontario
  • Family & Children’s Services of the Niagara Region
  • Catharines District Council of Scouts Canada

Receive contemporary advice from a knowledgeable and approachable team that looks out for your best interests. We provide holistic guidance to resolve disputes efficiently.

Employment Contracts

Minimize risks and financial liabilities with an experienced team that helps small and large businesses with employment contracts and workforce structuring. We will help you operate the way you want to, build scalability in your organization, and reduce financial liabilities. We draft, review, and negotiate employment contracts.

Termination Pay

Receive clear, actionable advice on termination notices and pay from a team that advises employers and employees. Protect your interests with help from lawyers who will represent you vigorously and shield you from the glare of employment negotiations.

Determine how much pay and notice is due under the Employment Standards Act (ESA), and don’t let the other party bully you into accepting their excessive demands.

Severance Pay

Understand complex severance matters and take informed next steps with trusted employment lawyers in the Niagara Falls region.  We advise businesses, labour organizations, and individuals on their severance rights and obligations.

Human Rights Complaints

Work with a compassionate group that advises and represents on all matters of discrimination, accommodation, accessibility, equality, and more. Discuss your complaint with a knowledgeable, compassionate group and understand your options. We devise strategies that align with outcomes for you and protect your rights.

Enabling Productive, Prosperous Workplaces in Niagara Falls and St. Catharines

Don’t let employment disputes become acrimonious, “he said, she said” mud-slinging. Grow your organization responsibly as a leader, and protect your rights as an employee with a respected law firm.

Book a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your case, understand your options, and take informed next steps.

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Lancaster, Brooks & Welch LLP Information Brochures

Employee Terminations What Every Employer Should Know
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Employment Contracts and Self-Employment
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
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The Written Employment Contract
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Workplace Relationships
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St. Catharines Office
PO Box 790,
Ste 800 – 80 King St.

Welland Office 
PO Box 67,
Ste 202 – 3 Cross St.