Michael J. Weiler joined the KSW Employment and Labour Group on October 1st 2019 as a senior member. Mike has 40+ years’ experience in dealing with union matters under the Code as well as the Canada Labour Code. Michael and Jesse Dunning will be able to provide union and non-union employers with advice and representation:

  • Advising on strategies that recognize the value of your employees and arranging your business to ensure a union does not get a toe-hold
  • Planning for recent changes in labour laws
  • Defeating union organizing drives and applications for certification of your employees
  • Defending clients charged with unfair labour practices
  • Applying for the necessary relief from picketing or strikes
  • Acting as spokesperson for employers in collective bargaining
  • Advising how to successfully operate in a union environment
  • Representing employers in arbitration and mediation
Join Jesse Dunning and Michael Weiler at the Morgan Creek Golf Course. In this session, they will be providing an overview of the Code and the impact of the significant changes to the Code made earlier this year. Non-union and union employers alike will be impacted by these changes.  Some of the key areas that will be discussed include the following:
  • Changes to the certification process that make it much easier for unions to certify employers.
  • The expedited process for certification which will limit employers’ ability to influence its employees and properly respond to a certification application.
  • The changes to the successorship provisions where employers contract out services and then re-tender the contracts (applying to both union and non-union employers).
Union employers will be interested in our discussion of the “meet or beat” requirements with respect to the provisions of the Employment Standards Act. The seminar will conclude with some tips on how to prepare and limit your exposure to union certification and the impact of other changes to the Code. And of course, Michael and Jesse will leave plenty of time to answer your questions.

Ready to find out more?

Join Michael and Jesse on October 30, 2019!

contact our team of employment & labour lawyers

Contact our firm at 604-591-7321, 877-738-3797 (toll free), or 604 336 7423 (Vancouver), or email us to schedule a consultation to discuss your labour law needs with an experienced lawyer. Our Employment & Labour Group lawyers include Chris D. DrinovzMichael Weiler, Melanie Booth and Jesse Dunning.