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Disability Law
Disability Law

From group coverage and medical benefits to short and long term disabilty, we're here to advise and support you.

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We're with you for all of your business law needs, including disputes and breach of contract. 

3 Steps Employers Can Take to Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment
23 May, 2018

After sexual harassment and rape allegations against indie movie mogul Harvey Weinstein made headlines last October, social media campaigns like #MeToo were used to raise awareness of the prevalence of sexual harassment, especially in the workplace.  More recently, allegations of “sexual misconduct” have been made against former Ontario PC leader, Patrick Brown, by two former staff members. 

Your Pay and How to Protect It: Deductions and Withholding Wages
15 May, 2018

Payday is a day we all look forward to.  But, what do you do if you look at your paycheque to find missing wages or unexpected deductions?

Workers have options when application to collect employment insurance denied
10 May, 2018

I lost my job and applied to collect regular employment insurance benefits.  However, I received a letter from Service Canada stating that my application was denied.  Is there any way to challenge this decision?

What Employers Should Do about the Legalization of Marijuana
07 May, 2018

Barring any delays, the recreational use of marijuana is expected to be legalized this summer.

Under the federal legislation, persons of at least 18 years, will soon be permitted to possess up to 30 grams of pot and grow up to 4 plants (under 1-metre tall). The sale and distribution of marijuana will be regulated by the government; so, anything to do with illegal marijuana (i.e., purchasing, possession, sales or distribution), will still be illegal.

New Changes to Parental Leave Mean New Changes to Employment Law
27 Apr, 2018

With a new Federal Budget announced in March, Liberals included with it a new benefit to encourage men, and other non-birthing parents, to take paid parental leave.  The Employment Insurance Parental Sharing Benefit will allow non-birthing parents to take up to eight weeks off work under a “use-it-or-lose-it” program.

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Arthur Zeilikman
Arthur Zeilikman

Arthur Zeilikman holds a B.A. (Honours) in History from York University, a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Toronto and a Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law.

Jennifer Zeilikman
Jennifer Zeilikman

Jennifer Zeilikman is Zeilikman Law’s managing counsel. She earned her law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Bar in June 2010.

Dennis Ovsyannikov
Dennis Ovsyannikov

Dennis Ovsyannikov obtained a B.A. (Honours) in History from York University (graduating with highest honour) and a J.D. from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law.