Littler Global

Littler Global
Littler Global
Employment & Labour

Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,500 attorneys in 80 offices worldwide. Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single-source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for over 75 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing member entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms. 

Littler’s international offices span three continents – North America, South America and Europe – and include: Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom and Venezuela. The firm’s global capabilities also include a number of U.S.-based lawyers who are qualified practitioners in Australia, Brazil, China, the United Kingdom and South Africa, among other countries. Littler is experienced in handling multi-country labour and employment matters that span the globe and often work with leading attorneys in jurisdictions worldwide to provide clients with global legal services and a single point of contact.

With its collective knowledge and experience, it provides clients with comprehensive legal services covering the full range of workplace issues, including General Labour and Employment Advice, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Labour Relations, Compliance, Codes of Conduct, Workforce Management, Data Privacy, Employment and Transfer Agreements, Corporate Labour Governance, and Knowledge Management and Training.

Littler Global In The News
Ontario, Canada: Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, receives royal assent

On November 21, 2018, Bill 47,  Making Ontario Open for Business Act , received Royal Assent, repealing a number of amendments made to Ontario labour and employment law. Bill ... Read more

Potential immigration consequences for workers and investors in the Canadian cannabis industry

Canada legalized the recreational use of marijuana effective October 17, 2018. Although many American states have loosened their marijuana restrictions, including those on the ... Read more

Join Littler LLP for its 2018 Canada Conference

Friday, November 16, 2018 | Toronto, ON You are invited to Littler’s 2018 Canada Conference, our annual single-day event covering the ... Read more

Ontario, Canada: Proposed Legislation Would Repeal Certain Amendments Made by Bill 148

On October 23, 2018, the Ontario government  announced  its intent to repeal amendments made by Bill 148,  The Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act, 2017   (Bill ... Read more

The Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Doesn't Translate into a Free-for-All in the Workplace

This article was first published in  HR Professional Magazine . Bill C-45, the  Cannabis Act  (the  Act ), came into force on Oct. 17, 2018, creating a ... Read more

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q3

Browse through brief employment and labor law updates from around the globe. Contact a  Littler attorney  for more information or view our  global locations . ... Read more

Ontario, Canada: Legislative Changes in Bill 36 Seek to Make Cannabis a Public Issue

If the newly proposed legislation under consideration, Bill 36,  An Act to enact a new Act and make amendments to various other Acts respecting the use and sale of cannabis ... Read more

A Littler webinar: latest legal developments in Ontario

      Latest Legal Developments in Ontario This webinar will address the following recent developments in the ... Read more

A Littler event: the ever-evolving landscape of employment law in Canada

The Ever Evolving Landscape of Employment Law in Canada Employment law in Canada never stops evolving. Employers need to be aware of how they will be impacted by ... Read more

A Littler webinar: latest legal developments in Ontario

  Latest Legal Developments in Ontario This webinar will address the following recent developments in the Ontario ... Read more

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q2 2018

Browse through brief employment and labor law updates from around the globe. Contact a  Littler attorney  for more information or view our  global locations . ... Read more

Littler adds experienced Canadian immigration attorney Yusra Siddiquee in Toronto

Toronto (June 18, 2018) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, has ... Read more

Ontario, Canada may soon see regulations addressing temporary help agencies' liability for workplace injuries

In 2017, Bill 148,  the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 , significantly amended the  Employment Standards Act, 2000  (the “ESA”), the ... Read more

Data breach notification coming to Canada

The Government of Canada has announced that its proposed data breach notification requirements pursuant to the  Digital Privacy Act  (the “Act”) will take ... Read more

Ontario, Canada introduces new legislation banning compensation questions

The interview process is a time-consuming, planned procedure in which the parties seek to learn as much as possible about each other before determining whether it is a match. In ... Read more

EVENT: Good-bye 2017, Hello 2018: the Canadian Legal Landscape is Changing

  Good-bye 2017, Hello 2018: The Canadian Legal Landscape is Changing Employers be prepared. Employment law in Canada is forever changing and 2017 ... Read more

New Ontario, Canada employment standards poster available

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released a new employment standards poster (link below) to coincide with  new Bill 148 requirements , which took effect on January 1, 2018. ... Read more

Bill 148 is now the law in Ontario, Canada

Bill 148, the  Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 , which significantly amends Ontario labour and employment law, has received Royal Assent and is now law. Earlier in ... Read more

Littler Global's 2nd annual Canada Conference

  Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Registration: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Breakfast and lunch ... Read more

Ontario, Canada: employer sentenced to 30 days in prison for nonpayment of wages

The former owner of two defunct businesses has been sentenced to 30 days in prison for nonpayment of more than $125,000 in wages owed to 43 employees. The employer was convicted ... Read more

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