Practice Areas


Employment Law

When your business needs to understand and access all relevant aspects of federal and provincial employment law, OWZW can help. Our team, Pat Quaroni, Q.C.Perry Erhardt, Q.C.Shelley JoyceChristine Hansen-ChadVirgil ThomsonJessica Waller, Nicole Hamm,  and Emily Kirk-Sauer, helps employers ranging from well-established businesses to small start-ups. You can also put our extensive experience before the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, Court of Queen’s Bench, or Small Claims Court as well as various administrative tribunals to work for you.

We help with many areas of rapidly-changing employment law, including:

  • Employment standards (The Saskatchewan Employment Act)
  • Harassment and discrimination
  • Hiring and Employment contracts
  • Human rights
  • Disciplinary measures
  • Termination (with and without cause)
  • Early and/or planned retirements
  • Workplace reorganizations
  • Complaints under the Canada Labour Code, including adjudicative hearings

We also help draft and maintain legally-required workplace policies such as harassment and anti-violence policies, as well as other policies needed and beneficial for employers such as workplace accommodation and drug and alcohol policies.