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 represents 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 manufacturing, retail, forestry/pulp, hospitality, 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 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 employment contracts, workplace human rights including the duty to accommodate, employment standards, and terminations of employment including dismissal for cause and constructive dismissal.