Workplace Policies

Workplace Policies

Workplace policies are important because they help resolve issues in the workplace.

One on hand, they provide guidance and clarity to the employees on how the employer operates.  For management, they provide consistency and efficiency in “how” it responds to various issues that arise.

Apart from consistency and efficiency, having clear workplace policies and guidelines can help the employer minimize the risk of lawsuits and quasi-criminal / regulatory proceedings.

Ertl Lawyers collaborates with companies’ human resource professionals, managers, and owners to understand their goals and to draft policies that align with those goals.

Policies We Draft For Employers

Some of the most common policies that we draft include:

  • Codes of Conduct
  • Performance Management
  • Human Rights
  • Discipline and Termination
  • Attendance and Sick Leave
  • Workplace Investigation
  • Privacy
  • Work From Home
  • Disability Leave Management
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Alcohol and Drug Use
  • Workplace Violence
  • Vacation
  • Vaccination
  • Health and Safety
  • Email, Internet, and Computer Use

Ertl Lawyers Can Help Your Business Too

Ertl Lawyers works with companies’ human resource professionals, managers, and owners to understand their goals and to draft policies that align with those goals.

We draft policies for employers in all manners of industry, including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Small Business
  • Professional Services
  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Travel
  • Tech Start-Ups
  • Agricultural
  • Construction
  • Commerce
  • Trades

We were referred to Ertl Lawyers through another business in our industry. We had tripled our workforce, and needed to get serious about our workplace policies. David and Andrea worked closely with our human resource manager to craft a clear, concise set of workplace policies that suited our business – including policies on evolving trends like working from home, workplace privacy, and social media use. Highly recommended.



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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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