Shir joined as an associate in the Ogletree Deakins’ Toronto office after completing her articles at the firm.
Shir advises federally- and provincially-regulated employers on all aspects of workplace law in both unionized and non-unionized environments.
Shir counsels and represents clients in disability accommodation and human rights disputes, wrongful and constructive dismissal litigation, as well as applications for certification and disputes arising during the life of the collective agreement. Shir also routinely prepares and reviews policies, handbooks, and restrictive covenant agreements.
Shir regularly assists employers new to the Canadian market with the set-up of operations in Canada from an employment perspective. This includes providing clients with training on Canadian employment law issues and preparation of required policies and agreements.
Shir is fluent in Hebrew and Spanish.