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  • Welcome to Minken Employment Lawyers

    Minken Employment Lawyers 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 established in 1990, we practice employment law exclusively and have over 30 years of experience in guiding bo … Read more »

  • Can an Employer Change an Employee’s Work Schedule?

    Having a work schedule suddenly changed by an employer can be inconvenient and even frustrating to an employee – especially if an employee feels like they have a good routine going. Whether an employer is allowed to make these changes often depends on whether there is anything in the employment cont … Read more »

  • Landmark Decision – Vaccination Policy – Breach of Human Rights Code

    Published in Canadian HR Reporter A new landmark decision from an Ontario Arbitrator, Public Health Sudbury & Districts v Ontario Nurses’ Association, found that Public Health Sudbury and Districts (“PHSD”) breached the Ontario Human Rights Code (“Code”) when it terminated an employee who refused to … Read more »

  • Employer Alert: Are You at Risk of Having Your Workers Classified as Employees?

    Improperly classifying an employee as an independent contractor may have significant legal consequences for an employer. While employees are statutorily protected under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”), and are entitled to certain employment rights under the ESA such as termination … Read more »

  • Can Employers Force Employees to Take Vacation Time in Ontario?

    Many companies experience times of year when business tends to be slower, and as a result some employers may wonder whether they can force employees to take their vacations at those times rather than risk being short-staffed during their busier periods. Additionally, some businesses have still not r … Read more »