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Lisa Stam practices all aspects of employment, labour and human rights law, and has a particular interest in legal issues involving technology in the workplace and the various methods by which people continue to mess things up with technology.

SpringLaw Turns 5 Years Old Today!  

In law firm years, that means we are past the start-up phase and into the expansion and enhancement of client experience stage. We continue to build out our behind-the-scenes automation and tech-driven services to bring efficiency to files, so that we can focus on 1:1 communications with our clients.  

5 Years of Virtual Counsel & Efficient Client-Centred Services 

Little did we know 5 years ago how much being entirely virtual, paperless and focusing on cloud-based, online collaborative communications would come in handy during a global pandemic. Over the last 2 years, it’s been fantastic to see so many law firms, clients, adjudicative bodies and our justice system generally dig in and figure out how to communicate virtually. 
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SpringLaw hiring two lawyers - we’re busy and need more hands on deck!We’re busy and need 2 more lawyers on deck.  Apply by Friday, April 15, 2022.

SpringLaw is looking for 2 innovative, tech-savvy lawyers with 3+ years of employment law experience, each with a slightly different focus:

  • Litigation-focused lawyer who loves getting on her virtual, digital and sometimes IRL feet, with an interest in criminal law as it intersects with workplace law
  • Solicitor-focused lawyer who loves contracts, drafting, and advising employers in their day-to-day workplace law issues.


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Join SpringLaw’s Lisa Stam and Gaya Murti as they share some practical tips to reduce your legal spend.

– Build the most important, cost-saving legal docs first to avoid pricey exits down the road

– Use firms with collaborative, time-saving platforms and integrated legal support

– DIY what you can, customize the rest

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Time: 10:30-11:00 am EST
Register today: Click here!

Continue Reading Free webinar: Budget-Friendly Legal Services

Sometimes you just need to move on. In this webinar, we will review types of employee exits, employee entitlements on termination, how to conduct a virtual termination meeting and take your questions about employee break-ups!

Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Time: 10:30-11:00 am EST
Register today: Click here!

Continue Reading Free webinar: Breaking Up With Your Employees

Workplace Law Trends for 2022
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Welcome to 2020 Two! It’s hard to believe we’ve been living through a pandemic for nearly 2 years. Workplaces are beyond worn out, stress leaves and harassment complaints continue to increase, parents are juggling remote learning and limited activities for kids once again, and many workplaces struggle to find people to fill the roles. 

Yes, it’s all a bit of a mess, but out of crisis emerge new ways to approach issues and novel solutions to traditional problems. Here are our predictions for workplace law trends and changes in 2022.

#1 – Push for Hybrid and Remote Working

Studies over the last year are showing a deep disconnect between senior bosses and employees about preferred workplaces. Increasingly, employees want – and now expect – at least some remote work option, whereas senior levels of management are more likely to continue to see in-person work better for productivity, mentoring and focus.
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free employment contract checklistAre your Employment Contracts Up-to-Date for 2022?  Not sure where to begin? 

Get a copy of our FREE Employee Contract Checklist

The checklist outlines affordable DIY contract options for small employers:

  • brainstorm what needs to be included in your contracts
  • cross-reference with any contracts you may already have in place
  • identify areas to add, remove and/or update


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As we wrap up 2021, and 21 months of navigating the Covid-19 pandemic, we want to set you up for success in the new year!
Join us as we give you our tips on how to avoid making the top 5 employment law mistakes in 2022!

Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Time: 10:30-11:00 am EST
Register: Click here!

Continue Reading Free webinar: The Top 5 Employment Law Mistakes to Avoid in 2022

trauma-informed workplace investigationsJoin us for Part 2 of this webinar series. Dealing with Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Violence in the Workplace, as we do a deep dive into Trauma-Informed Workplace Investigations (TII).  SpringLaw’s Flo Vineberg and Emily Siu will discuss the role of a Trauma-Informed Workplace Investigator and best practices for employers.

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Time: 10:30-11:00 am EST
Register: Click here!

Continue Reading Free webinar: Trauma-Informed Workplace Investigations