Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) is the voice of corporate secretaries and governance professionals in Canada. Its members deal with disclosure and matters affecting corporate governance, including the structure and meetings of the board of directors and its committees, the proxy process and annual meetings. GPC strives to provide valuable and timely information on recent changes and developments which affect our members in all sectors. GPC members get 20% off First Reference's Internal Control Library products.
The Human Resources Institute of Alberta (HRIA) is the professional voice of human resources practitioners in Alberta. HRIA is a professional association dedicated to strengthening and promoting the profession of human resources. HRIA's role in collaboration is to focus on province-wide initiatives servicing all members, providing the tools and resources needed to stay up-to-date and current in their practice. HRIA members save 30% on selected First Reference products.
Stringer LLP is the legal editor of The Human Resources Advisor™ — Ontario Edition and a partner in hosting the Annual Ontario Employment Law Conference. The law firm represents employers in employment, labour relations and human resources law. The firm has more than 30 years' experience providing representation to private and public sector employers of all sizes across Ontario and its lawyers are recognized throughout Ontario for their expertise in labour and employment law, occupational health and safety law, human rights law and workers' compensation law.
Cox & Palmer is the legal editor of the The Human Resources Advisor™ — Atlantic Edition and Human Resources PolicyPro® – Atlantic Edition. Cox & Palmer is a full-service law firm with offices in Halifax, Moncton, Fredericton, Saint John, Charlottetown, Summerside and St. John's. With more than 170 lawyers, the firm is well situated to meet the needs of its clients throughout the region.
Harris and Company is the legal editor of The Human Resources Advisor™ — Western Edition and Human Resources PolicyPro® – British Columbia Edition and is the largest management-side law firm in Western Canada practising exclusively in labour, employment and other aspects of workplace law. The lawyers who comprise the firm specialize in management-union relations, employment problem prevention and wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights law, privacy law, workers' compensation issues, health law, labour and employment law, aboriginal employment law, and business immigration law, pension, trust and benefits law, shareholder disputes, director liability, disciplinary proceedings, and fiduciary duty litigation. Harris provides service to clients of all sizes in the public and private sector.
McCarthy Tétrault is the legal editor of the Human Resources PolicyPro® — Alberta, Ontario and Manitoba & Saskatchewan Editions, and the author and legal editor of Human Resources PolicyPro® — Quebec Edition. McCarthy Tétrault's Labour and Employment Group advises clients with respect to all aspects of labour relations and employment law. For unionized employers, the Group's lawyers assist in the negotiation of collective agreements, both "at the table" and in a consulting role and provide representation in labour arbitrations. The Labour and Employment Group provides counsel on union certification and decertification proceedings, unfair labour practice complaints and other union disputes, including strikes and picketing and helps clients avoid workplace disputes by providing proactive, practical advice. The Group's lawyers advise clients on all aspects of the employment relationship, from the recruitment stage through to termination and beyond. This includes drafting employment agreements ranging from very basic to complex, including executive agreements. The Labour and Employment Group regularly advises and, where appropriate, provides representation on employment standards, human rights, pay equity, privacy, pensions and benefits, worker's compensation and occupational health and safety. Members of the Group include litigators with considerable experience in labour and employment related matters, including injunctions and wrongful dismissal claims.