Bilingual Paralegal (Labour/Employment Law) - Permanent - 16997

City: Ottawa

Salary: $70,000.00 /yr

Added: April 17, 2024

Bilingual Paralegal (Labour/Employment Law) - Permanent - 16997

About the Opportunity

Our client is a not-for-profit organization located southwest of the downtown core. They are looking for a fluently bilingual Paralegal to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Assist managers in mediation and judicial dispute resolutions
  • Research records, case files, and other legal documents
  • Assemble documentary evidence and prepare trial briefs
  • Draft legal correspondence and perform general office duties
  • Interview clients and witnesses
  • Provide legal administrative support by drafting and proofreading various documents
  • Liaise with courts and tribunals, maintain and organize files
  • Attend arbitration, mediation hearings, and collective bargaining negotiations
  • Prepare non-financial regulatory compliance filings and conduct due diligence research
  • Monitor legislative requirements and recommend updates to HR policies
  • Analyze data from various sources to create business-facing deliverables
  • Provide data and analysis in response to requests from Senior Management
  • Participate on cross-functional teams and other special projects
About You

The successful candidate will have the following:
  • 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) is required
  • 3+ years of experience in 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
  • Knowledge of basic statistical math with the ability to create mathematical formulas within Microsoft Excel or other systems to support data analysis
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Secret level security clearance
  • Occasional travel is required
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a proactive mindset
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs
  • 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
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and customer service skills
  • 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
About the Job

Salary will depend on experience. Benefits (which include an RRSP plan), as well as free onsite parking will be provided.    
How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the “Apply Now” button below and follow the instructions to submit your résumé. You can also apply by submitting your résumé directly to If you are already registered with us, please contact your Senior Recruiter. Please quote job 16997.

Thank you for your interest in this role. One of our Recruiters will be in touch with you if your profile meets the requirements for the role and the expectations of our clients. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. 
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