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We aim to create workplaces that are productive, engaged, respectful and psychologically safe; where employees can realize their full potential, and where teams work together effectively toward common organizational goals.
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“Very useful information that I can implement. Tools and materials were easy to follow. Excellent trainer!”
“This was a great session. I’ve learned a lot and gained valuable insight into how to conduct investigations.”
“Very well done. I enjoyed the content and appreciated the templates. I also think the video of the interview was well done and very helpful (one of the best mock interviews I have seen).”
“Ruben, a true professional, has the ability to combine extensive experience, broad legal knowledge, intellectual savvy, courtesy and sincerity, which makes it an absolute pleasure to work with him.”
“I’ve consulted with Ruben many times over the years for advice, insights and recommendations. His in-depth understanding of all aspects of labour law is unmatched, and his ability to simplify and explain complex concepts is remarkable. Ruben is a gifted communicator and relationship-builder, and a valued expert that our team will continue relying on.”
“Ruben and his team are phenomenal legal and strategic partners. Their team demonstrates a high level of business acumen, compassion and proactive partnership.”
“Bernardi has given our management team the confidence we need to maintain a current and professional human resources program. When issues or questions arise, they are readily available and have the answers – and they always take time to carefully explain all of our options and outcomes.”

Upcoming Events

September 25 - 27, 2018

Workplace Investigations Training & Certificate Program (Ottawa)

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October 18, 2018

Respect in the Workplace

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October 25, 2018

Accommodating Complex Cases

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November 8, 2018

Difficult Employee or Employee with a Difficulty?

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What We’re Saying

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  • Recent decision acts as a reminder to employers

    Sreya, September 17, 2018

    The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently held that it is discriminatory to differentiate against job applicants with valid work-permits, and those candidates who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents. In Haseeb v. Imperial Oil Limited, the employee alleged that Imperial Oil’s policy regarding the need for recent graduates to furnish proof of citizenship or permanent-residence […]

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  • Corporate Mergers and Restructuring’s May Lead to Constructive Dismissal Claims for Canadian Employees

    Christine Krueger, September 13, 2018

    The recent decision of Robinson v. H.J. Heinz Company of Canada LP, 2018 ONSC 3424 (“Heinz”) is a reminder that companies need to be cognizant of the effect corporate restructurings or mergers have on its Canadian workforce. A company failing to proactively deal with and plan for a restructuring on its workforce can result in […]

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  • Rogue decision on extended LTD absences waiting to be appealed?

    Brian, July 24, 2018

    Typically, employers have not been allowed to terminate employees for frustration of contract (i.e., for being unable to do their job due to a disability), if the employee qualifies for long-term disability benefits. If there’s an LTD plan, an employee being absent due to disability for an extended period of time cannot frustrate the employment […]

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Contact Info

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1443 Hurontario Street, Suite 201
Mississauga, ON L5G 3H5
T 905.271.2028 | F 905.486.1992
bernardicentre@hrlawyers.ca

 

 

MISSISSAUGA

1443 Hurontario Street, Suite 201
Mississauga, ON L5G 3H5
T 905.486.1991 | F 905.486.1992
contact@hrlawyers.ca

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205 King Street
St. Catharines, ON L2R 3J5
T 844.674.0290 | F 905.486.1992
contact@hrlawyers.ca

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