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550 - 91 Street S.W., #301
Edmonton, Alberta T6X 0V1

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Firm Background

Neuman Thompson provides mission-critical labour and employment law advice for employers.

We are a legal services boutique, based in Edmonton and serving clients throughout Alberta and elsewhere in Canada, with a focused practice and a national reputation.

Established in 1977, Neuman Thompson has extensive experience in this distinctive, demanding area of the law. Members of our firm have achieved significant professional recognition: peer-review ratings including Martindale Hubbell's highest “A-V” attorney standing, Lexpert “leading senior practitioner” status in labour relations and employment law fields, and inclusion in “Best Lawyers in Canada” rankings for labour and employment law. We have been recognized by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of Canada’s “Top 10 Labour and Employment Boutique Firms”.  

Our lawyers act in labour and employment cases for a broad range of employers in the public and private sectors, providing legal services to governments, public agencies, major health care providers and educational institutions. We represent a wide range of private sector employers including industrial, resource, manufacturing, agri-business, transportation, communications and retail undertakings.

Firm Practice Areas

We offer advice and representation to management in the following matters:

  • Employment law counsel
  • Strategic insight dealing with unions
  • Collective agreement interpretation and representation in arbitration proceedings
  • Collective bargaining
  • Urgent cease and desist, injunction and contempt applications to respond to unlawful strikes, and unlawful picketing activities
  • Employment-related litigation in court
  • Advising corporations on occupational health and safety (OHS) matters including prosecutions and how to avoid potential regulatory charges
  • Advocacy before administrative tribunals pertaining to the workplace
  • Advice to professional regulatory bodies regarding statutory and administrative law requirements of the professional discipline process, and acting as counsel in disciplinary hearings
  • Representation of post-secondary educational institutions in matters relating to their students and staff in internal and external administrative proceedings
  • Tailored training for staff on labour and employment law topics

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