About Workplace Legal
Lawyer, Antonio F. Urdaneta is the thought leader behind Workplace Legal. A marathon runner who improves the work climate and empowers business leaders, entrepreneurs, managers, supervisors and human resources professionals to reduce the inherent threats of workplace relations by providing innovative training, advisory, investigations, and litigation services. Antonio uses coaching tools and skills to inform, advice and represent workplaces in their virtual and physical challenges, including business transformation and managing toxic leadership.
His work includes employment standards, human rights, health and safety, pay equity, harassment, discrimination, violence, hazards, privacy, BYOD, agreements, contracts and policies, employment related ADRs (mediation, arbitration), and litigation (wrongful/constructive dismissals). He has successfully represented and assisted clients at the Superior Court of Justice and administrative tribunals in Ontario.
He conducts workplace investigations about allegations of violence, harassment, discrimination, accidents/incidents, theft and failure to comply with company policies, by-laws and collective agreements.
Antonio is an active member of:
- Law Society of Ontario, Lawyer
- Canadian Hispanic Bar Association, Board of Directors, Memberships
- Toronto Region Immigrants Employment Council's, PINs Advisory Committee
- Ontario Bar Association, member
- Canadian Bar Association, member
- Internationally Trained Lawyers Network, Canada
- Colegio de Abogados del Estado Zulia, Attorney
“To leverage the legal system to shape wealthy and healthy workplaces”
“A positive lifetime experience with the law at the workplace”