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Bilingual Employment & Labour Law Paralegal role

Ottawa, ON

Posted: 01/24/2024 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Legal Job Number: 30094

Job Description

Our client is an award-winning organization in the Ottawa area with an awesome presence felt across the city. Boasting one of Ottawa’s best places to work and an industry-low turnover rate, our client is a non-profit organization doing a lot of good for their employees, clients, and the community. Our client has innovated, evolved diversified, and expanded to meet a growing demand for their specialized solutions and as a result, has expanded their services and portfolios to meet the local demands. Working with cutting-edge technology, our client brings expertise and reputation to evolve with the ongoing changes in their industry. Our client continues to support the community by working with military veterans and helping them find a career after the military. With a strong mandate to give back, our client creates opportunities and careers for over 600 employees who are grateful for their landing place. Their lowest turnover rate in the industry is a testament to their engaged workforce.

The role of the Bilingual Employment & Labour Law Paralegal will play a vital role in conducting research, assisting with, and organizing case files for cases involving labor disputes, terminations, discrimination, health and safety issues, or workers' compensation. You will utilize your exceptional communication skills to draft legal correspondence, prepare legal briefs and documents, and conduct interviews with employees or witnesses, while efficiently collecting information from third parties as needed. Your keen analytical abilities will be instrumental in performing due diligence research, monitoring provincial employment law developments that impact organizational policy, and handling non-financial regulatory compliance filings. You will be passionate about employment and labour law, possess strong organizational skills, and thrive in fast-paced environments.

The Ideal Candidate will bring:

  • Post-secondary degree, Diploma, or Certificate in a relevant area of study and holding a relevant legal designation (e.g. Paralegal)
  • Fluent bilingualism (French and English)
  • 3+ years of experience in the employment and labour field
  • Experience in HR compliance/case management would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of industry trends, developments, and employment-related laws in Ontario and Quebec
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Secret-level security clearance.
  • Occasional travel is required.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work and navigate multiple tasks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to adapt to a variety of working styles.
  • Strong analytical skills to audit and verify compliance data and offer solutions.
  • Strong attention to detail with commitment to high-quality, accurate work
  • Handling of confidential information in an ethical and professional manner
  • Self-Management - Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work independently to achieve results.
  • Familiarity working with the HRTO, WSIB, MOL, and arbitration and collective bargaining procedures.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Crystal at cheatlie@recruitinginmotion.ca for further details

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