Employment and Labour Lawyer

Practising Exclusively in the area of employment and labour law

Ian Werker has practised exclusively in the area of employment and labour law since his call to the Ontario Bar in 1988 – 30 ago years and counting. In 1994, after serving five years with a national firm, he established his own employment and labour practice at Law Chambers.

Ian advises and represents both employees and employers (including non-profit organizations). He advises in all areas of employment and labour law, including: employment agreements, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, employment standards, union certification/decertification, union duty of fair representation, collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations, human rights and federal unjust dismissal adjudications.

Ian has taught community college employment law courses and has presented at numerous employment and labour law seminars and conferences.

Employment and Labour Law for Employees

You are an employee with questions or concerns about:

  • Employment offers and contracts
  • Performance reviews
  • Workplace rights
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Severance entitlements or wrongful dismissal
  • Unionized employees in need of advice on rights and obligations

Ian is available to provide practical and experienced legal advice and representation tailored to address your situation.

Employment and Labour Law for Employers

You run a business, professional or non-profit organization that is seeking human resource counsel in one or more areas, including:

  • Employment offers and contracts
  • Challenging workplace situations
  • Workplace investigations
  • Policies and statutory compliance
  • Termination obligations
  • Wrongful dismissal claims
  • Union applications/collective agreements/grievances/arbitrations

Ian is available to provide practical and experienced legal advice and representation tailored to address the situation.