Clayton Jones is a partner in the Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group. He advises employers on all aspects of the employment relationship, providing practical and cost-effective solutions.
Clayton has appeared as counsel on behalf of clients before the BC Labour Relations Board, BC Human Rights Tribunal, BC Employment Standards Branch, BC Supreme Court, BC Court of Appeal and Canada Industrial Relations Board. He has also acted as counsel in labour arbitrations and mediations for clients in a variety of industries including forestry/pulp, hotel, manufacturing, retail and construction/building products.
In terms of his advisory work, Clayton frequently assists clients with designing and implementing strategies intended to respond to current economic circumstances including temporary downsizing of the workforce, permanent closure of operations, corporate reorganizations and bankruptcies/insolvencies.
Clayton also has a vibrant employment law practice that includes advising clients on hiring and terminations, employee performance and attendance issues, the duty to accomodate, employment standards and employment issues arising from the sale of a business. He also regularly assists in the drafting of employment and consulting agreements as well policy materials.
- Executive member, CBA Labour Law Section (British Columbia Branch)
- Human Resources Management Association of British Columbia
- Law Society of British Columbia
- Labour and Employment Sections, Canadian Bar Association