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
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

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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

Canada: Ontario government's proposed legislation to "create fairer and better workplaces" includes $15 minimum wage and equal pay for part-time and full-time workers

On May 30, 2017, the Ontario government issued its response to a Final Report recently released by two Special Advisors as part of their Changing Workplaces Review. 1  This ... Read more

Canada: Ontario special advisers make 173 recommendations in their final report on the changing workplace

In May 2015, the Ontario government appointed two Special Advisers (Michael Mitchell and The Honourable John C. Murray) to review the modern-day workplace and to consider whether ... Read more

Second Annual Canada Conference: International Labour and Employment Law for Companies in Canada

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 will ... Read more

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q2 2017

Alberta: New Law Overhauls Most of Workplace Law New Legislation Enacted The new “Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act” substantially changes the  ... Read more

Employment Law Update 2017

Employment Law Update 2017 Littler has always been ahead of the curve in recognizing trends, predicting results, and providing practical, proactive ... Read more

Bill 148 amendments to Ontario’s employment standards and labour laws

By George Vassos This has been a roller coaster ride like no other for HR professionals. The ride started in May 2015 when the Ontario government appointed two special ... Read more

Canada: Ontario Superior Court of Justice finds against employee in negative job reference dispute

Background The plaintiff was employed by Stokes Economic Consulting from March 2011 until he was dismissed without cause in December 2013. The plaintiff requested that his ... Read more

Littler global guide - Canada - Q1 2017

Minimum Wage New Order or Decree The minimum wage in British Columbia will rise by 50 cents to $11.35 an hour in mid-September. The minimum wage was raised to $10.85 an ... Read more

A Littler webinar: addressing Ontario misclassification issues under Bill 148 and preparing for employment standards audits

  Addressing Ontario Misclassification Issues Under Bill 148 and Preparing for Employment Standards Audits Beginning this fall, it ... Read more

Littler LLP lawyers named ‘Leading Practitioners’ in 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

TORONTO (June 8, 2017) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that Toronto Partners Barry ... Read more

A Littler webinar: medical marijuana and high heels in the Canadian workplace

  Medical Marijuana and High Heels in the Canadian Workplace The Canadian federal government has announced that recreational ... Read more

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