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LCBO Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nov 29, 2021
Full time
Description du poste : Legal Counsel (Labour/Employment Law)   Duration: Secondment/Contract for 12 months   Are you a practical and strategic labour and employment lawyer? Do you strive for excellence and results in representing clients in litigation?  Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, you will represent the LCBO at the Grievance Settlement Board and other administrative bodies and provide labour and employment law support to a variety of internal clients.   If you thrive on change, embrace challenge, and are a passionate litigator dedicated to delivering exceptional results and legal solutions, then this is the role for you!   What’s the role about? Supporting the operations of the LCBO by providing legal advice on a range of labour and employment matters. Assessing and communicating legal risk while collaborating on the development of business strategies. Representing the LCBO at labour arbitration, human rights proceedings, and labour board proceedings.   What will you bring to the team? A Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) or Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. 2 to 8 years of post-call experience dealing with a variety of employment and labour law matters, gained from a law firm or in-house legal department. Exceptional business judgement, relationship-building skills, and creativity. Ability to take leadership of and manage legal projects and busy litigation schedule. Practical, solutions-oriented, problem-solving skills. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to present issues, options, and recommendations to both technical and non-technical audiences. Excellent litigation, negotiation and drafting skills. Experience managing multiple priorities, stakeholders, and deadlines. Solid legal training and pragmatic experience in labour and employment law matters.  Experience in any of the following specific areas, while not mandatory, should be highlighted in your cover letter: experience in human resources related post-secondary education in human resources or industrial relations.   Please submit your resume via Workday by 11:59pm on the deadline date to be considered for this position.    Diversity and inclusion matter at the LCBO. If contacted for an interview, please advise if you require accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.   There is a world of opportunities at the LCBO… We’re an outstanding retailer and wholesaler. We hire hardworking leaders we want to learn from and who want to grow the careers of our team members. We understand an excellent career is made up of multifaceted days, compelling problems to seek, and human connection. We work with our employees to build a working experience that drives both the organization and the people within it forward. Our social responsibility is second-to-none.     Durée :   Heures de travail : 36.25   Syndiqué / Non syndiqué : Non-Union   Date de clôture du concours : December 13, 2021 La LCBO est un employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi. Elle s’engage à offrir des mesures d’adaptation conformément au Code des droits de la personne de l'Ontario et à la Loi de 2005 sur l’accessibilité pour les personnes handicapées de l’Ontario.
City of Vaughan Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Nov 29, 2021
Full time
Company Bio Vaughan is a city on the move. With a downtown core rising from the ground – the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre containing a bustling subway, a state-of-the-art hospital that opened its doors in 2021 – the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, exciting projects that are transforming the community. Be a part of something amazing and build your career at the City of Vaughan. The City of Vaughan is an equal opportunity employer serving one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Canada, we are an organization committed to diversity and inclusivity, providing a thriving work environment, excellent benefits, learning and growth opportunities and a place where collaboration and teamwork are fostered. As one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2021 , we continuously employ workplace best-practices – and they’re getting noticed! Excellence demands brilliant personalities, visionary thinking and a passion for public service. Vaughan is your place to grow. Position Overview The Legal Services Department is growing and seeking an experienced Planning & Development lawyer. Reporting to the Deputy City Solicitor, Planning & Real Estate Law, your duties will include: Providing a full range of legal services, opinions, and advice to City Council, Senior Management and staff, regarding planning and development municipal matters. Appearing before courts and tribunals, including the Ontario Land Tribunal. Providing clear and concise advice with respect to all aspects of municipal planning and land use development matters. Drafting reports and providing advice to Council in both public and in-camera forums. Managing the appeals filed to the Ontario Land Tribunal in regards to the City’s new Comprehensive Zoning By-law Qualifications and Experience Member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario Minimum of 5 years of planning law experience in a private or public sector Experience appearing before the Ontario Land Tribunal Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as negotiations skills, with a demonstrated ability to provide sound legal advice to Members of Council, Senior Management and City staff. The City of Vaughan has an employee-focused culture with an emphasis on health and wellness, work-life balance, and family benefits. Employment Equity We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be advised, the City of Vaughan uses email to communicate with applicants for open job competitions. The City of Vaughan has implemented a mandatory vaccine policy for all its employees. The City will comply with its human rights obligations, make exceptions for applicable medical conditions and accommodate employees legally entitled to accommodation. The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.  
Intact Insurance Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Nov 29, 2021
Full time
From coast-to-coast, our inspiring colleagues are at the heart of what we do best: helping people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. With our team, you’ll bring this purpose to life every day by living our Values, being open to change, and pursuing your goals. At Intact, we’ll give you countless opportunities to learn and grow, alongside a diverse and passionate community of experts – the best the industry has to offer. You’ll be empowered to be your best self, do your best work, and make a meaningful impact. Here, you can: shape the future of insurance, win as a team, and grow with us.     About the role     We offer you more than just a career. As a Legal Counsel , working here means that you can focus on doing what you do best: being a great lawyer. With Canada’s largest in-house P&C insurance litigation team, you can say ‘goodbye!’ to business development and ‘hello!’ to active collaboration within a team environment, work flexibility, being supported by your colleagues and feeling valued. With our Legal Claims team, you’ll be at the heart of what we do best: helping people. Guided by our values of respect, integrity, excellence, being customer-driven and generosity, you’ll have the freedom to manage and be creative in your approach to resolve property, casualty or specialty insurance litigation files. With your exceptional litigation and analytical skills, you will take a creative and proactive approach to file resolution. This is a full-time permanent opportunity based in Vancouver, B.C. What you’ll do here: Join a high-performing team of legal professionals driven to achieve Intact strategic goals related to indemnity and expense control Work with autonomy in your practice and collaborate with colleagues including lawyers, adjusters and the legal support team Handle insurance defence files of varying complexities from beginning to conclusion Assess claims with a focus on controlling indemnity but, at the same time, be pragmatic with a view to proactive and efficient resolution Support your Intact colleagues from other departments with assistance on inquiries and with educational activities     Qualifications     What you bring to the table: You share our values of respect, integrity, excellence, customer-driven and generosity – this will show through your work and your support of our customers, our claims partners, and our legal colleagues Your strong organization skills will help you manage independently a busy practice, including working effectively with legal support staff including legal assistants, paralegals, and administrative support employees Your interpersonal skills, your natural ability to build effective client relationships and work collaboratively with others will make you a great team player and contribute to the positive work environment Your ability to think outside the box, find novel solutions and be a pragmatic problem solver will help achieve strategic goals The ideal candidate is/has: A member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia Experience in insurance defence, personal injury, and/or corporate/commercial litigation Strong digital solutions skills in the practice of law Proven competencies with drafting pleadings, research and analysis, conducting discoveries and preparing for it and conducting ADR and all litigation steps up to and including trial Proven experience with alternative dispute resolution, including independent preparation and conduct of mediations Strong communication and negotiating skills Experience in the following areas, considered an asset: Property Claims, Construction Litigation, Personal Injury, Subrogation, Marine Claims, Director and Officers/Errors and Omissions Liability and Employment Practices Liability Ability to periodically travel throughout BC to defend claims brought in other Judicial Districts Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team: An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success An extensive, flexible benefits package An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle Flexible Work Arrangements Right now, we support 100% remote work, if your role permits. We anticipate that in early 2022, we’ll be moving to a hybrid approach which gives us the best of both worlds – a mix of home and in-office workdays.
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