Hyde HR Law Is:

Certified Specialist in Employment Law


  • Employment Law
  • Industrial Labour Law
  • Transportation Labour Law
  • Construction Labour and Employment Law
  • Your Partner in HR

Our Business begins with understanding yours.

Hyde HR Law is part of the Emstrata Law Alliance

Transportation Industry


John’s professional background is firmly rooted within the trucking industry. His experience has provided him with the distinctive ability to assist transportation clients in the formulation of practical legal solutions, specifically tailored to their needs.



Construction Industry


The construction industry demands a very different and highly specialized area of labour law: there is no room for inexperience.

The Fine Art of Being Union Free



1 of 17 Management-side labour specialists in Canada

Toronto Employment Lawyers

At Hyde HR Law, our business begins with understanding yours. We pride ourselves on tailoring solutions that uniquely fit our clients’ needs. This approach is shaped by our lawyers’ hands-on industry experience and our decades of employment and labour law representation for management, employees and professional associations.



The Hyde HR Labour and Employment Group is unparalleled. Our individual backgrounds in human resources, industry, transportation, construction, communications, mediation and consulting, uniquely shape our approach to delivering legal services. We focus upon cost-effective practical solutions that distinguish us as a value-added resource. Our legal professionals provide our clients with specialized labour and employment law advice and representation throughout Toronto and the GTA.  We emphasize the same innovation, collaboration and attention to detail that has built Hyde HR Law’s reputation for excellence across the country.

We advise and represent provincially and federally regulated Employers in all types of employment and labour law proceedings, including wrongful dismissal, representation before administrative tribunals, collective agreement negotiations, arbitrations, actions and injunctions for breach of non-solicitation and non-competition obligations, human rights matters, and workplace torts such as claims of harassment, infliction of mental suffering, and intimidation.

Our Group also assists with day-to-day labour and employment law matters, such as drafting and reviewing employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, discipline, termination letters, accommodated work, and all workplace policies.

We represent private, public and institutional clients in a wide variety of labour and employment matters across Canada. Our clients include international transportation interests, construction companies, manufacturers, health care providers, universities and major breweries. We also conduct mediations pursuant to the mandatory mediation Rules of the Ontario Superior Court, and are frequently consulted by other labour and employment lawyers in complex cases.

Employment is a fundamental aspect of all our lives. Given the rapid changes around us, no one is insulated from employment issues, or from termination by an employer. In addition, the workplace has become a contested environment, subject to intense scrutiny of conduct in relation to claims of harassment or discrimination, or breaches of privacy in the workplace.

Our Labour and Employment Group has experience litigating all facets of workplace conflicts including wrongful dismissal, actions and injunctions for breach of non-solicitation and non-competition obligations, complaints under the Human Rights Code, and workplace torts such as claims of harassment, infliction of mental suffering, and intimidation. We advise employees on their rights at termination, including rights to bonus, incentives, stock options, and pension rights. We also strongly encourage employees to have their offers of employment reviewed prior to accepting employment to protect their rights in the event of termination.

Our Labour and Employment Group acts for a broad range of employees, from every day workers to senior executives. We are also prepared to consider contingency fee and alternative fee agreements in accordance with Law Society and statutory requirements.

Toronto Construction Labour Law

Choose your management-side labour lawyer carefully with John Hyde

Toronto Transportation Labour & Employment Law

When you need a Transportation Labour and Employment Law Specialist; someone with in-depth practical and legal experience; a lawyer who knows the industry, as well as the law

Toronto Management-Side Legal Representation

John Hyde helps his clients create strategies for remaining union free


helpHR combines the skills of the HR Practitioner with the support and experience of a Lawyer, a Specialist in Labour and Employment Law

Hyde HR Law Areas of Legal Practice:

  • Employment Law
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Legal Assistance
  • Civil Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Management
  • Strategy
  • Policy
  • Negotiation
  • Litigation Support
  • Litigation Consulting
  • Labour Relations
  • Personnel Management
  • Human Resources



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