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Gordon Food Service Milton, Ontario, Canada
Jul 13, 2024
Full time
Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. Here's a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...   Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. Here's a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you…   This role is based in Milton, Ontario as a part of the growing legal team in Canada.   What We Offer: Hybrid work Travel across Canada and occasionally in US Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, and EAP Benefits after 30 days of employment FULL flex benefits program Company matching RRSP Profit Sharing 125-year, family-owned and operated company history Family culture and advancement opportunities What you would do: Supports the Canadian Business unit in navigating the ever-changing legal landscape Providing legal advice to guide the business through compliance and mitigate risks Balance the number of legal inquiries that come in from business owners and support the Associate General Counsel in all aspects of the Canadian operations, while being the primary contact for employment related matters Assist with project work and strategic efforts, including the advancement of contract lifecycle management technology General provision of legal advice to business and operational employees of company and specialty companies including but not limited to: Employment Law Commercial Law Corporate Law Real Estate Law Litigation IP Law Regulatory   Does this sound like you? Minimum 4 years of post-call legal experience in a corporate legal environment or Top-tier law firm with some exposure to employment matters required; preference for expertise in employment matters or in-house lawyer Have demonstrate well-developed communication skills and excellent business acumen Possess excellent time and case management skills; ability to shift quickly between substantive areas of law in a fast paced environment Be recognized by a high level of integrity exercised internally and in representing the business externally English fluency required, additional French fluency - an asset   # GFSCA   We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for the next stage will be contacted. Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to any enumerated or analogous grounds of discrimination, including race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status, sexual orientation or status as a qualified individual with disability. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talentcanada@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line.   We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for the next stage will be contacted. Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to any enumerated or analogous grounds of discrimination, including race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status, sexual orientation or status as a qualified individual with disability. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talentcanada@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line.    
Corus Entertainment Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jul 13, 2024
Full time
Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. Our culture and our people are what make us, US. We have a passion to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Our award-winning culture is an expression of who we are, what we do, and how we thrive. Our values describe our culture in action. They outline how we achieve our goals, work together, engage with partners, and interact in our communities. At Corus, we Win Together, Think Beyond, Make it Happen, Learn Every Day and Show We Care. Ready to join US? Division: Legal, Regulatory and Governance Work Status: Full-Time Location: Toronto - a combination of weekly onsite and remote/work from home. About the Role: As a key member of Corus Entertainment’s Legal, Regulatory and Governance department you will lead Corus’ workplace investigation function including statutory and common law interpretation and advice, investigating complex workplace investigations, drafting and reviewing agreements, termination and disability matters, and performance management. You will also provide discrete employment law advice on investigation outcomes as well as contractual and policy matters. You will be joining a talented and collegial team that works closely with business partners in Legal, People (HR), and Corus’ diverse businesses such as News, Sales and Programming. The role will be based in Toronto, ON (a combination of weekly onsite and remote/work from home) and will report to the Vice-President and Associate General Counsel, Corporate. You will contribute by: Investigate complex and confidential workplace investigations in areas including human rights, workplace harassment and violence. Manage external workplace investigators and act as a liaison, as necessary. Maintain and update investigation, conduct and other related policies and processes. Perform and manage intake of investigation files, case management and post investigative tasks. Keep abreast of, and updated policies and procedures to reflect, changes in law or best practices relating to conduct, employment and investigations for federally-regulated workplaces. Provide communication and training on applicable policies and processes. Providing recommendations in investigation reports in accordance with established legal practices, policies and the collective agreement. Advise and counsel clients on legal issues stemming from the relationship between Corus and its employees and independent contractors. Draft and review agreements, contracts, company policies and training materials. Advise on discrete legal questions from fellow lawyers and members of the People team. Manage files up to pleadings and thereafter manage external counsel. Skills and experience you will bring: A minimum of three (3) years of related work experience in private practice or a mix of private practice and in-house experience, preferably with federally regulated matters. Lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario Working knowledge of federal and provincial (particularly Ontario) employment laws. Experience investigating and writing reports that are clear, concise, complete, and provides analysis of the evidence considered in reaching conclusions. Demonstrated awareness, understanding and experience identifying and addressing discrimination and harassment, including racism, systemic and intersectional forms of discrimination. You are an innovator, always looking to develop and improve your approach and that of the team, in line with legislative changes and industry best practice. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment yet independently on assigned files. Key Skills and Behaviours: Remain respectful and empathetic and show discretion when confronted with difficult and uncomfortable situations. Excellent writing and analysis skills. Ability to work independently and efficiently, in a self-directed matter. Able to handle confidential information in a mature and professional manner. Strong ability to multi-task and respond effectively to changing priorities and demands. Develop trust and rapport and influence partners and business leaders. Exemplifies Corus’ values; fosters an inclusive working environment. Excellent project management, prioritization and planning skills. Application Deadline: May 30th, 2024 Every day, we work hard to become an even more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that supports the well-being of our people and makes a positive difference in our communities. Want to learn more? Have a look at our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan and Sustainability Report for more information on our approach to People, Planet and Responsibility. We want our workforce to reflect the full diversity of communities across Canada. We are committed to providing an accessible experience for candidates of all abilities. Please let your recruiter or the hiring manager know if you require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or email us in confidence at accessibility@corusent.com. How to Apply: If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'. No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.      
Cartel inc. Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Jul 13, 2024
Full time
Job Title: Corporate Manager Location: Vaughan Company Description: Our Client is a prestigious law firm specializing in corporate law, dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to our clients. With a commitment to professionalism, integrity, and client satisfaction, they strive to deliver innovative solutions and achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients. Position Overview: We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Corporate Manager to join our team. In this role, you will play a critical role in managing the day-to-day operations of a corporate practice, overseeing administrative tasks, and implementing strategies to enhance efficiency and productivity.  This would be an ideal role for an experienced corporate lawyer who wishes to move into a law firm management role, rather than practising.   Key Responsibilities: Team Leadership: Provide leadership and guidance to the corporate support staff, including law clerks, legal assistants, paralegals, and administrative personnel, ensuring a high level of performance and professionalism. Client Management: Serve as a primary point of contact for corporate clients, building strong relationships and ensuring their needs are met in a timely and effective manner. Practice Management: Oversee the management of corporate files and matters, including document preparation, filing, and maintenance, to ensure compliance with firm policies and procedures. Financial Management: Monitor and manage the financial performance of the corporate practice, including budgeting, billing, and collections, to ensure profitability and fiscal responsibility. Business Development: Collaborate with firm leadership to develop and implement strategies for business development and client retention, identifying opportunities for growth and expansion within the corporate practice. Process Improvement: Continuously assess and streamline internal processes and workflows to optimize efficiency and productivity, leveraging technology and best practices to drive innovation. Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards, identifying and mitigating potential risks to the firm and its clients. Qualifications: Law Degree is preferred. Experience in a management role within a law firm or corporate environment, with a strong understanding of corporate law and practice. Demonstrated leadership ability with the proven capacity to motivate and manage a team effectively. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and colleagues at all levels. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make sound decisions under pressure. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and practice management software. Knowledge of legal industry trends, business development strategies, and regulatory requirements. Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within the firm. Supportive and collaborative work environment with a focus on work-life balance. Exposure to high-profile corporate clients and complex legal matters. Application Process: If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for corporate law and proven leadership experience, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining our team. We look forward to hearing from you! Contact: Ben@Cartelinc.com
Travelers Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jul 13, 2024
Hybrid
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That’s Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers – and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.   Job Category Legal   Target Openings 1   What Is the Opportunity? What is the Opportunity? The in-house litigation department at Travelers Canada of Van Arnhem & Associates is looking for a lawyer to join our talented and dedicated team. The successful candidate will have 0-3 years experience in personal injury or insurance defence litigation, with a commitment to excellence and focus on development as a litigator. A demonstrated ability to advocate for your client, ability to handle files independently, and a desire to assist Senior Counsel/Counsel with higher severity and complexity cases are required. What Will You Do?   Litigate cases to resolution/verdict, demonstrating superior use of negotiation skills as well as trial/hearing skills and techniques. Independently handle a full caseload with low to moderate level of severity and complexity from case inception through trial/resolution. Works under the guidance of Senior Counsel/Counsel in litigating complex files. Conduct legal research as necessitated. Independently draft pleadings, motions, briefs, reports, and other file documents. Attend court events and other appointments independently. Learn claim customers’ expectations and meet those expectations. Provide recommendations and case analysis to claim customers on appropriate file handling strategy. Build and maintain superior internal and external client relationships. Complete all required administrative tasks including time reporting, closed cases, reports, and other materials required to performance of job duties. Assist Senior Counsel/Counsel with providing training to claim partners and clients. Actively seek opportunities to become involved in special projects and committees. Travel as required to meet business needs. What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?   Relevant work history in Personal Injury/Insurance Defence litigation. Experience handling Accident Benefits files is desirable. Demonstrated track record of in-court advocacy for clients. Successful completion of the bar and ethics examinations in the province(s) in which representation is required. Strong and persuasive legal writing skills and oral advocacy skills. Ability to clearly and succinctly articulate position.   What is a Must Have? 0-3 years or equivalent legal experience. Graduation from an accredited law school with a strong academic record. Active license to practice law in Ontario   What Is in It for You? Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members – including spouses, partners, and children – are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment. Retirement: Travelers provides a core contribution of 3% of your total eligible earnings to your Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (“DPSP”). Travelers also matches your savings plan contribution dollar-for-dollar up to 5% of base pay. Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off (“PTO”) annually, plus the opportunity to purchase additional days to allow for up to a total of 36 PTO days per year. You will also receive twelve paid company Holidays. Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools, discounts and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals and caregiving needs. In addition, our mental health program provides access to free professional counseling services, health coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.   Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the recruitment or interview process we will work with you to accommodate your needs.   If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.
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