At Global Equity Law, we practice in a wide range of employment law services for our clients. Our employment law services range from dealing with being terminated, laid off, harassed at work, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, severance packages and more. Having an experienced attorney on your side can be beneficial to your case.
How Global Equity Law Can Help
Global Equity Law strives in taking a holistic approach when working with clients to ensure that they understand and are part of the process. We offer competitive services that range from practical advice for mitigating situations, to acting on your behalf to ensure that your rights are upheld and protected.
Rights Under The Employment Standards Code
Every employee in Canada is entitled to certain rights such as to operate within a safe and non-threatening work environment. If you are being harassed, threatened or discriminated against, you may be able to take a legal stand. Termination, demotion, pay cuts, and lost opportunities due to workplace harassment are all compensable in civil courts. Come to Global Equity Law for legal advice with cases involving employment law Calgary.
Types of Employment lawsuits
Seeking justice through the civil court system can lead to restitution. This may include back pay, job reinstatement, promotion and punitive damages for wrongdoings such as retaliation. Employers are not allowed to punish an employee for blowing the whistle on an employer’s wrongdoings.
Wrongful Termination occurs when an employee feels that their termination was unlawful in some way. Some of the most common grounds for wrongful termination suits arise when an employee is terminated on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, disability or gender. If your employer fires someone for lodging a complaint against them it’s illegal retaliation and can lead to a civil suit. Global Equity law practices in wrongful dismissal lawyers Calgary.
In Alberta, 19.7% of all workers are getting injured at work on a yearly basis. The majority of employers will purchase workers compensation to provide employees with wages in the event of an accident. However, a workplace lawsuit may arise when an employer denies a claim that was caused because of their negligence.
Hostile Work Environment
All employers in Canada are responsible for addressing workplace issues involving anything that creates a hostile work environment. If an employer fails to take action for a hostile work situation they may be responsible for damages. You may be able to recover damages that range from, the pain and suffering endured, or the cost of finding a new job.
Any offensive behavior that involves requests for sexual favors, unwelcome sexual advances, or verbal harassment that’s sexual in nature can be grounds to starts a civil suit against your employer. Sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal and very serious in nature.
If you believe that you are the victim of a workplace-related incident contact an employment lawyer in Calgary. There are things that you can do to protect your rights, if you feel that you are being affected by a serious workplace issue start documenting every time that an incident occurred. It’s also recommended that you report any incidents to your workplaces human resources department. Global Equity Law is looking forward to hearing from you and assisting you with all your needs with employment lawyers.