Laws affecting the modern workplace are increasingly complex and constantly evolving. At Minken Employment Lawyers, we have the expertise to help employers and employees successfully navigate legal issues in the workplace because we focus exclusively on Canadian employment law.

For over 30 years, we have prevented and resolved such workplace issues as:

Employment Policies, Rights and Obligations

  • Statutory minimums and employment standards
  • Vicarious liability
  • Workplace privacy
  • Electronic media use in the workplace
  • Leaves of absence—pregnancy, parental, disability, family medical, personal emergency
  • Fiduciary obligations and injunctions to restrict competition and solicitation
  • Shareholder’s and oppression remedy litigation
  • Bill 168—implementation of Ontario’s new law on workplace violence and harassment

Employment Contracts

  • Essential contract terms
  • Non-solicitation clauses
  • Non-competition clauses
  • Confidentiality clauses
  • Termination clauses

Employment Terminations / Dismissals

  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Bad Faith dismissal
  • Terminations for cause
  • Notice period or pay in lieu
  • Employees’ duty to mitigate
  • Temporary lay-offs
  • Severance packages

Human Rights in the Workplace

  • Workplace harassment
  • Workplace violence
  • Workplace disability
  • Employers’ duty to accommodate

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