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Shields O'Donnell MacKillop LLP is a boutique management-side labour and employment law firm. Our lawyers are leaders in the field, assisting employers of all sizes, from small businesses to large corporations. We act for both non-union and unionized employers. The firm also represents senior management and executive employees in negotiating fair compensation and severance. Our advantage comes from understanding your business and its needs.

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Recent Blogs

December 03, 2021

New Act Bans Non-Compete Clauses, Mandates the Creation of a Disconnecting from Work Policy

By Hendrik Nieuwland and Jozef Hadlaw-Murray

On December 2, 2021, the Ontario Government gave Royal Assent to the Working for Workers Act, 2021. The Act will result in several major employment...

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October 27, 2021

Federal Government Provides Guidance on What ROE Codes Employers Should Use for Employees Who Fail to Comply with COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

By Kenji Nuhn and Jozef Hadlaw-Murray

On October 15, 2021, the Employment and Social Development Canada (“ESDC”) department of the federal government provided guidance on ho...

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July 29, 2021

Arbitrator Provides Clarity on COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program

By Brandin O'Connor and Jozef Hadlaw-Murray

On June 10, 2021, a labour arbitrator in EllisDon Construction Ltd. v Labourers' International Union of North America, Local 183 found that the emp...

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