Appiah Law is a premier firm that specializes in employment and
labour law in Canada.
At Appiah Law, you will receive unparalleled legal advice and representation in matters affecting your work or business, whether you are a small or large employer, an entry level worker or a C-level executive. Explore our website and contact us today.
WHAT WE DO
We provide expert strategic counsel in all areas relating to employment and labour law, including recruitment and hiring; employee relations; dismissals for cause or without cause; human rights; investigations; occupational health and safety; employment standards; collective agreement compliance and union matters.
We protect your interests by preparing or critically evaluating severance packages; employment agreements; compensation terms; non-competition agreements; non-solicitation agreements; termination clauses; workplace policies; employee handbooks and manuals; and collective agreements.
We represent you in work-related negotiations. We also advocate on your behalf at all levels of our courts; the provincial and federal human rights tribunals and labour relations boards; and at the Ministry of Labour, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, and Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.
Appiah Law supports employees at all stages of their employment relationship, from recruitment to separation. We also offer a compassionate ear and an experienced hand to manage challenging or even unhealthy workplaces. When it’s necessary for our clients to take assertive action to enforce their rights, we represent them in negotiations or litigation.
Appiah Law provides strategic advice and advocacy to employers of all sizes who require assistance to support, motivate and manage their most important resource – their employees. We take the time to understand our clients’ needs and goals, and strategize to minimize liability, ensure long-term success, and maintain a viable and cohesive team of staff.
WHO WE ARE
Rich Appiah is the founder and principal of Appiah Law | Employment + Labour Counsel.
Rich provides expert strategic counsel and legal representation in the area of human resources law to small and enterprise-scale businesses, as well as to managers and senior executives. He formed Appiah Law after practicing for over a decade with some of the best employment and labour lawyers in Canada. An accomplished advisor and advocate, he has the expertise to help you navigate the challenges that affect your work-life.Read More
Domenica Moran is an associate of Appiah Law | Employment + Labour Counsel.
Domenica knew when she applied to law school that building strong relationships with her clients and listening to their needs was the key to achieving advantageous and practical results. Her desire to work with people led her to the ever-changing area of employment law, where she is pursuing her love of problem-solving and advocacy.Read More
Why Choose Us
WE ARE EFFICIENT.
We understand that the financial cost of legal services can be significant. We are efficient in our work with a view to minimizing the cost of service to our clients.
WE ARE EXCELLENT.
We are careful, thorough, thoughtful, and strategic in every matter we take on. We do not cut corners. We stay current on developments in the law. Excellence is the hallmark of our legal practice.
We will provide you with objective advice to empower you to make well informed decisions that will position you for success.
WE ARE EFFECTIVE.
We take a practical approach to problem-solving while realizing that every case is unique.
Latest News in Employment + Labour Law
We’ve got our eye on the latest developments in employment and labour law across the country. Check out our blog!
November 10, 2021 - The Ontario government has tabled the Working for Workers Act, 2021 ("Bill 27"). If passed, Bill 27 will make significant changes to employment-related legislation in Ontario, including new rules on how employees conduct their work duties at home; the use of non-competition clauses in employment agreements; and new licensing requirements for recruiters and temporary help agencies.
August 20, 2021 - On August 17, 2021, the Ontario government announced that COVID-19 vaccination policies will become mandatory in high-risk workplaces. The Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health has taken this additional step by issuing Directive #6 COVID-19 Vaccine Policy in Health Care Settings (the “Directive”).
March 4, 2021 – The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines across Ontario has brought employers as much uncertainty for returning to “normal” business operations as it has brought hope. One hotly debated issue is whether employers can require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If employers can impose this requirement, how should employers implement a vaccination policy and address employees who refuse to be vaccinated?
Appiah Law will answer the questions that matter to you.
We have the expertise to help you navigate the challenges that affect your work-life. Contact us today!