Hiring and Dismissal

Hiring and Dismissal

The two most important times in an employer-employee relationship are when the employee is hired and when he or she leaves their employment. 

And, what an employer does at those two stages can have a dramatic effect on their bottom line (not to mention employee morale). 

David Ertl has been a trusted advisor to employers for 20 years, be it corporations, non-profits, partnerships, or sole proprietor ships. 

Ertl Lawyers works closely with human resource professionals, managers, and owners to make sure that they are hiring the right way, and dismissing the right way.   

Ertl Lawyers are employment counsel for employers in a variety of industries including:

  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Travel
  • Manufacturing
  • Trades
  • Professional Services
  • Accommodation and Food Services

Legal Help During Hiring:

Common issues that Ertl Lawyers helps employer with (at time of hiring) include:

  • Reviewing and / or drafting offer letters
  • Reviewing and / or drafting employment agreements
  • Advising on non-solicitation and non-competition agreements
  • Employee risk assessment
  • Background checks

Legal Help During Dismissal:

Common issues that Ertl Lawyers helps employers with (at time of dismissal) include:

  • Advising on severance packages
  • Advising on methods of termination
  • Reviewing and / or drafting termination letters
  • Reviewing and / or drafting severance packages
  • Drafting settlement agreements
  • Non-solicitation and non-compete enforcement
  • Negotiating severance packages
  • Defence of wrongful dismissal claims
  • Defence of human rights claims
  • Defence of Employment Standards Act complaints

We go to David and Andrea for all of our tough questions related to hiring and dismissal of employees. They are always available and they provide quick and clear answers – which is what we need as business owners. David and Andrea are an amazing team.



Need Expert, Reliable & Affordable Employment Counsel? You Found Us.

We are employment counsel to small and medium-sized businesses across Ontario.
We provide outstanding service in employment matters including:

Contract Drafting
Workplace Policies
Hiring and Dismissals
Human Resources Advice
Litigation Counsel
Duty to Accommodate
Workplace Investigations
Legislative / Regulatory Compliance

Call us today. Our help can make all the difference.

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