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- Welcome to Minken Employment Lawyers
Our Exclusive Focus Minken Employment Lawyers provides expert legal services, both locally and abroad, on a full range of Canadian workplace issues. As a boutique firm, we practice employment law exclusively and have close to 30 years of experience in guiding both employers and employees. For a full … Read more »
- Minken Employment Lawyers Nominated for the 2019 Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Award
Minken Employment Lawyers is proud to be nominated for the 2019 Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Award — Recognition that only the best in their field receive! Of course, being nominated is only part of the journey. Voting for the 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards will open on Feb. 18, 2019. The deadl … Read more »
- Only Hiring Employees Eligible to Work in Canada on a Permanent Basis is Discrimination on the Basis of Citizenship?
In a landmark decision Haseeb v. Imperial Oil, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently held that an employer’s hiring policy, which required a job candidate to demonstrate that he was legally eligible to work in Canada on a permanent basis, constituted direct discrimination on the basis of c … Read more »
- When Should an Employment Contract be Signed to Ensure its Enforceability?
It was long held that an employer must have an employee sign an employment contract prior to their first day of employment. This rule was based on the guiding principle of contract law that consideration must flow between the parties in order to enter into a binding agreement. If a contract was in … Read more »
- 3 Months’ Pay for Termination During Probationary Period
Last year’s Pound v. iWave exposed the perils of a carelessly drafted employment agreement, when an Employer unintentionally imposed upon itself more obligations than the minimum legal requirement. Glenn Pound was hired by iWave Information Systems in November 2014 as its Marketing and Communication … Read more »
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