Robert A. Sider - Lawson Lundell LLP

Robert A. Sider

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014

Rob's practice focuses on management-side labour and employment law. He advises on labour and employment aspects of commercial transactions and day-to-day labour and employment issues. His work includes labour and employment litigation, arbitrations, human rights, employment standards (including director and officer liability issues), collective bargaining and workers compensation.

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Experience — -     Providing advice on significant downsizings, plant closures, and reorganizations
  • Negotiations of employment contracts, stock option plans, and change of control agreements with senior executives
  • Providing advice to Boards on compensation and director liability issues
  • Conducting investigations of harassment and defending employers in respect of harassment claims
  • Acting as chief spokesperson for the employer on both first collective agreements and renewals
  • Successfully negotiating collective agreements for a wide variety of employers in both British Columbia and Alberta, including employers in the forestry, construction, transportation, service, financial and food industries
  • Providing advice on share and asset deals in the forestry, mining, manufacturing, financial and service industries
  • University of TorontoBA 1987University of TorontoLL.B 1990
    Canadian Bar AssociationCanadian Bar Association, BC Branch, Labour Law SubsectionHuman Resource Management AssociationCanadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)

    Office Location

    Cathedral Place, Suite 1600
    925 West Georgia Street
    Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2

    Practice Areas

    Labour and Employment Law

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