Hiring an employment lawyer has always had numerous benefits whether it is in regards to putting together an employment contract, dealing with issues of wrongful dismissal, or accessing professional help and advice in the event of a lawsuit.
And today, with all of the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more critical than ever to get the best legal advice possible when issues arise in the workplace.
Hire an Employment Lawyer
The following are just a few of the reasons and benefits of hiring an employment lawyer:
1. Receive professional advice and guidance to help you navigate employment law and procedures.
COVID-19 has brought up issues that many have never had to deal with before. For example, what happens if you run an essential business, but employees do not feel comfortable coming in to work? What kinds of liabilities do employers have during the pandemic? What can employers require in terms of employee vaccinations or rapid testing in the workplace? And how can employers manage health and safety issues when employees are working from home? With so many nuances to all of these questions, hiring an employment lawyer to guide you can help to prevent a lot of legal trouble in the future.
2. Be informed of your legal rights/responsibilities in regards to pay, benefits and termination.
Issues surrounding pay, benefits and termination are among the most common reasons why a former employee may choose to sue their former employer. Since so many businesses are facing financial uncertainty during the pandemic, terminations for some businesses may be much higher than usual. Hiring an employment lawyer to help you understand your responsibilities can save you from potentially having to go through a lawsuit. It can also help to ensure that your rights are protected.
3. Your employment lawyer can manage your claim negotiations.
If you are faced with a claim for unjust termination, your employment lawyer can manage your claim negotiations on your behalf. This can help to alleviate a lot of work and stress on your part, and allow you to focus on more important things.
4. Manage lawsuits.
As much as we would like to avoid lawsuits, the fact is that sometimes we cannot avoid them. And when they happen, it is vital that there is representation by a professional experienced employment lawyer.
5. Avoid wasting time and unnecessary stress.
Dealing with employment disputes is time consuming and stressful. It is more important for you to attend to your business affairs while you allow your employment lawyer to work through all of the communications and negotiations that are part of an employment dispute.
The most important reason to hire an employer lawyer is to ensure the best result as possible. Almost always, the result is based on hard work, experience and the reputation of your employment lawyer.
Contact Minken Employment Lawyers today!
Hiring the right employment lawyer has always been important, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be more critical than ever. Minken Employment Lawyers is your source of expert advice and advocacy on today’s Employment Law issues. If you have any questions with respect to the above or need guidance on how to handle a workplace issue, please contact us or call us at 905-477-7011 to schedule a consultation. Sign up for our e-newsletter to receive up-to-date Employment Law information, including new legislation and Court decisions impacting your workplace.
Please note that this article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.
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