Your Work is Our Business

Minken Employment Lawyers is a specialty employment law boutique that provides expert legal services on a full range of workplace issues to employees, employers, law firms, corporate counsel and human resource departments in a variety of industries. Our specialized knowledge of the laws governing employment relationships, experience in dispute resolution and mediation allow us to bring a unique and valuable perspective to the table. Through over 25 years of experience, we have gained a thorough understanding of the underlying motivations, thought patterns, aims and strategies often at play in employment law matters. This expertise is one of the reasons we continue to develop insightful, comprehensive and practical strategies for winning client cases, regardless of which side we represent.

Some of our areas of expertise include providing guidance, advice and representation with respect to the Hiring Process (Employment Contracts, Executive Contracts and Agreements, Independent Contractor Agreements); Employment and Workplace Policies; Rights and Obligations of Employees and Employers; Employment Terminations (strategic advice regarding Terminations, Wrongful Dismissal, Constructive Dismissal, Cause Terminations, Temporary Lay-offs, creation and review of Severance Packages and structuring etc.); Human Rights in the Workplace; Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace; Employment Standards and other legislation compliance and more…

Greater Toronto Employment Lawyers

Minken Employment Lawyers

The modern workplace is not as simple as it used to be. Minken Employment Lawyers provides expert legal services on a full range of Canadian workplace issues. We’ve had over 25 years of experience helping employers and employees save costs, prevent litigation and secure rights and entitlements.

British Columbia
March 23, 2015, Comments Off

In the interest of providing reasonable and predictable yearly minimum wage increases, the British Columbia provincial government will tie increases to its Consumer Price Index.

Court House Legislation
March 10, 2015, Comments Off

On November 20, 2014, Bill 18 received Royal Assent. The following changes are effective February 20, 2015.

Termination of Employment Notice and Gavel
March 3, 2015, Comments Off

In Shapka v. Interbase Consultants Ltd., the Court analyzed the termination clause contained in the employee’s contract of employment and determined that it was valid and enforceable.

Termination for Cause
February 3, 2015, Comments Off

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice’s decision in Schalk v. Sitel further demonstrates the contextual approach for determining whether an employer was justified in terminating an employee for cause as a result of a breach of a workplace policy.

Disablity in the Workplace

Both short and long-term disability are common occurrences in the workplace. How long can such disability last, and at what point may a prolonged disability absence be considered a breach of the employment relationship?

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  • British Columbia
  • Court House Legislation
  • Termination of Employment Notice and Gavel
  • Termination for Cause
  • Disablity in the Workplace