We Recently Moved, Please Note Our New Address

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.

Celebrating 25th anniversary of the firm in 2014

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.

145 Main Street Unionville

Minken Employment Lawyers have moved into a new law office and mediation centre, circa 1835 – The McKinnon-Eakin House on Main Street in Unionville, Ontario.

British Columbia
August 18, 2014, Comments Off

The renewal of the Foreign Qualifications Recognition funding agreement between British Columbia and the federal government will allow more skilled immigrants to have their professional qualifications recognized in the province.

Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)
July 22, 2014, Comments Off

People living in Ontario with mental health disabilities and addictions are protected against discrimination and harassment by the Ontario Human Rights Code under the grounds of “disability”.

Canadian court building
June 17, 2014, Comments Off

In Boucher v. Wal-Mart Canada Corp., the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld high compensatory damages and reduced but did not eliminate punitive damages against an employer and its store manager, for constructive dismissal and intentional infliction of mental harm.

Large Group of Employees and Contractors

The question of whether a worker is considered to be an employee has significant implications on the rights and obligations of both employers and employees. The Courts acknowledge the imbalance of power that exists in employer-employee relationships. As the vulnerable party in such employment relationships, employees are provided a measure of protection through employment law legislation.

  • Minken Employment Lawyers
  • 145 Main Street Unionville
  • British Columbia
  • Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)
  • Canadian court building
  • Large Group of Employees and Contractors