Elizabeth J. Forster practices employment and labour law.
"My practice is varied, which is really what I like about it," Elizabeth says. "I act for a variety of different clients on labour relations issues ranging from hiring and training of the workforce to employment and employee issues during the relationship to legal issues arising from the end of the relationship."
Elizabeth represents employers, trade unions and employees. She has been involved in hearings before the Ontario Labour Relations Board, grievance arbitrations, collective agreement negotiations, Human Rights cases, and prosecutions under Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Her work also includes wrongful dismissal actions, actions for breach of fiduciary duties and other employment and employee issues as well as labour-related actions. She advises clients on employment contracts, employment policies, non-competition and confidentiality agreements and employee pension and benefit-related issues.
Elizabeth speaks regularly to clients and organizations on employment and labour law and has written several articles including: "Human Rights Issues Encountered on the Termination of Employees", and "Summary of Provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code."
Her publications also include: "Monitoring Employee Use of E-Mail and The Internet", "Employer Liability in the Administration of Benefit Plans", and "Liability Warning Signs."