Workplace Policy & Contract Development

Businesses require policies and contracts to create and maintain organizational structure and can't afford to follow a "one size fits all" approach. From hiring staff to ensuring safe work environments for all employees, Taylor McCaffrey LLP can help develop and draft all relevant materials tailored to your specific needs.

In unionized environments, collective bargaining negotiations are routine and require oversight and execution to safeguard business goals and ensure employers agree to what is realistically within their means.

We have significant experience preparing and negotiating collective agreements for employers of unionized workforces.

Workplace policies ensure rule and order for all employees, and compliance with statutory obligations. Guidelines for best practices, policies have long been vital to the effective operation of businesses and organizations. A generic policy found online will in most cases be worse than no policy at all. Your policies must be drafted clearly and with your specific needs in mind.

Policies frequently address issues such as:

  • Accessibility
  • Anti-discrimination, harassment and workplace violence
  • Acceptable and unacceptable conduct
  • Discipline and dismissal
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Internet, email and social media
  • Mobile devices
  • Privacy
  • Safety and health

Our Team


Related Areas

    Sign up for our TM @ Work newsletter

    Related Articles, News & Resources

    See All Related Resources
    Article

    Premature Settlement of Unjust Dismissal Complaints under the Canada Labour Code: Fact or Fiction

    2020 | 12 | 01

    The decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Bank of Montréal v Yanping (Kate) Li, 2020 FCA 22, provides an interesting take on the settlement of a dismissal under the jurisdiction of the Canada Labour Code (the "Code") prior to a complaint of unjust dismissal being filed that federally regulated employers should be wary of.

    Article

    Sexual Orientation and the Road to Equality

    2020 | 02 | 13

    A straight line is always the shortest distance between two points, but the road to equality in terms of sexual orientation has not travelled that most direct route. Finding our way anywhere new, particularly if the path is sometimes blocked by a need for social, cultural and legal change, takes time and perseverance.

    News

    Taylor McCaffrey LLP welcomes two new associates to the firm

    2019 | 06 | 20

    The partners and associates of Taylor McCaffrey LLP congratulate Mark Alward and Matthew Nordlund on their Call to the Manitoba Bar on June 20, 2019, and welcomes them to the firm as associates.