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Law Society of Upper Canada, The
The Law Society of Upper Canada's headquarters, housed in the historic Osgoode Hall in Toronto, Ontario

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Law Society of Upper Canada, The was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016):

  • The Law Society of Upper Canada provides maternity and parental leave top-up payments to employees who are new mothers, fathers or adoptive parents (up to 93% of salary for 17 weeks) and offers a number of flexible working arrangements to help them ease into their new role as parents
  • The Law Society of Upper Canada supports the aspirations of young talent, establishing the Law Society Foundation to raise funds for bursary grants for students in need who are pursuing a law degree or admission to the Bar of Ontario
  • The Law Society of Upper Canada offers compassionate leave top-up payments for employees who are called upon to care for a loved one (to 70% of salary for 8 weeks)
Law Society of Upper Canada's management team
Law Society of Upper Canada employees have access to Osgoode Hall's stunning Great Library, housing an extensive collection of print and electronic resources

Highlights

Industry Professional Organizations
Established in Canada 1797
Full-time employees in Canada 521
Part-time employees in Canada 31
Average age of employees in Canada 46
Longest serving employee 35 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)

The Career Directory

Law Society of Upper Canada, The has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Law Society of Upper Canada employees taking part in Pink Shirt Day to raise awareness against bullying

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Professional Organizations
Full-time employees in Canada 521
Part-time employees in Canada 31
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Law Clerk, Associate Counsel, Office Assistant, Administrator, Representative
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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