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Providing Assertive Employment Law Services in Ontario

Employment law, also referred to as labour law is comprised of a set of rules put in place to regulate all interactions between employees, employers, unions and governments. In Canada, each province has its own jurisdiction over employment and labour law issues, and employers must follow the rules and regulations of the law as it applies in their province. 


Murray Miskin has been practicing employment law since 1982 when he was associate lawyer at Aiken, Capp. The lawyers at Miskin Law often represent employers and employees in both union and non-union matters throughout Ontario in all matters related to the workplace. Our experience in advocating for individuals’ employment rights, as well as the protection of employers has taken us to various federal and provincial labour-related tribunals, labour relations boards, arbitration, and sometimes appearing as counsel for employers in the courtroom.

Legal Services for Canadian Employers

At Miskin Law, we regularly engage in various labour-related services for employers ranging from commercial transactions for new business ventures to the complexities of human resource planning. Employers and their executives turn to us when they need assistance with matters relating to: 

  • Terminations and layoffs
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Persistently ill and absent employees
  • Liability issues 
  • Pay equity
  • Wage protection
  • Human rights and discrimination issues
  • Workplace harassment issues
  • Executive compensation
  • Incentive compensation
  • Pension issues
  • Benefits
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Dispute resolution
  • Agreement drafting
  • Human resources policies
  • Collective bargaining
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Bankruptcy
  • Outsourcing
  • Restructuring 
  • Workforce reductions
  • Layoffs
  • Facility closure

Protecting Employees Rights in the Workplace

Employment law is meant to protect every working person’s rights within the workplace. Every employee should feel safe and be treated fairly in accordance with the Ministry of Labour’s Employment Standards Act, 2000. If you feel you have been wrongfully dismissed, are not being treated fairly or compensated fairly, Miskin Law is here to help you. Our wrongful dismissal lawyers can represent you with strong legal counsel in all areas of employment law, including:

  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Workplace bullying and harassment
  • Human rights and discrimination 
  • Workplace violence
  • Sexual harassment in the workplace
  • And mor


Unless you find yourself questioning your rights as an employee, you may not be very familiar with the labour law in Ontario. That’s where Miskin Law comes in. If you feel your rights are being compromised, give us a call and book a free first consultation with one of our wrongful dismissal lawyers today.

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