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As a boutique labour and employment law firm, Emond Harnden has represented the interests of management in both official languages for over 30 years. Originally rooted in the Ottawa community, we have grown to represent employers in all provinces and territories of Canada. We are dedicated to improving the quality of our clients’ workplaces by taking the time to learn about them and understand their objectives. This allows us to partner with our clients and maintain a clear focus on their long term interests. As a result, we have a recognized track record as the trusted advisor to many of Canada’s largest private, public and not-for-profit organizations. We have built excellent relationships with clients who fall under Federal and Provincial jurisdictions. 

We have years of experience in virtually every facet of labour, employment and human resources management, including labour arbitration, wrongful dismissal, employment standards, employment contracts, collective bargaining, labour board proceedings, human rights, occupational health and safety, workplace safety and insurance, privacy compliance, pay and employment equity, pension and benefit plan administration, governance and alternative dispute resolution. 

Our firm has been profiled as one of the top management-side labour and employment law firms in Canada with 32 lawyers focused exclusively on the specialized needs of organizations across the country. Our lawyers are supported by a unique internal Research Department whose specialized skills and experience ensures that our clients receive exceptionally cost-effective advice and information. As an integral part of our operating philosophy, we recognize that we often provide greatest value when we empower our clients to understand how they can better achieve their human resources and labour relations objectives. To that end, Emond Harnden offers comprehensive support services for senior executives, managers and in-house counsel including seminars and workshops tailored specifically for all levels within an organization, from front-line supervisors to senior management, dealing with, among others, the duty to accommodate, addressing workplace harassment and violence, termination issues and pro-active management of workplace safety and insurance claims. 

Our lawyers have extensive experience representing their clients in front of all levels of courts and tribunals up to the Supreme Court.

Emond Harnden helps clients resolve workplace challenges in a cost-effective and strategic manner. It represents a critical resource for navigating the ever-changing human resources landscape.


707 Bank St, Glebe Chambers
Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1S 3V1
Phone: (613) 563-7660
Fax: (613) 563-8001

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