Employment Lawyer & Labour Lawyer | Mississauga

Zeilikman Law: Mississauga's Trusted Source for Labour Lawyers, Employment Lawyers & Litigation

Trusted and experienced labour & employment lawyers resolving complex legal challenges for small to midsized businesses, trade unions, and employees in Mississauga, Streetsville, Cooksville, Meadowvale Village, and Erin Mills

Facing a legal challenge related to your business or your career can be an extremely stressful and confusing event.

For small to midsized business leaders, executives, individual employees, and workers’ unions knowing how to handle issues ranging from sale of business entanglements, to wrongful dismissals, disciplinary-related arguments, and workplace group & disability insurance challenges is critical.

That’s why our clients trust us. We have the experience and knowledge to help you navigate your way through choppy waters while protecting your rights and providing strategic legal advice and effective conflict resolution.

Employment & Labour Lawyers in Mississauga

As Canada’s sixth largest city, and the third largest in Ontario, Mississauga is home to the Lester B. Pearson International Airport, and is the fastest-growing suburb of the City of Toronto. More than 60 Fortune 500 companies have their global or Canadian head offices situated in Mississauga, with the strongest industries being pharmaceuticals, banking and finance, electronics and computers, transportation parts and equipment. Mississauga is also an aircraft development hub, home to many renowned aerospace companies.

With a large, diverse, and educated workforce, there are an estimated 62,000 businesses in Mississauga employing more than 420,000 people. Of that amount, 23% of the labour force works in sales and services occupations, 20% in business, finance, and administrative functions, 11% in trades, transport, and related jobs, and 10% in natural and applied sciences. Other prominent occupations by population in Mississauga includes education, government services, healthcare, manufacturing, and arts and culture-related positions.

No matter what industry or occupation, when disagreements or conflicts arise between businesses, business partners, employers and employees, or among colleagues in the workplace, you need reliable, proactive legal representation and advice. The Zeilikman Law litigation team handles a range of complex labour and employment law matters. We excel at providing competent counsel and results-oriented representation for our clients.

We focus on providing small to mid-sized businesses, trade unions, and employees in Mississauga with innovative, practical labour & employment legal advice and strong representation, including:


  • Wrongful dismissals, human rights violations, and sexual harassment
  • Resolving labour grievances between businesses and workers through negotiation and arbitration
  • Finding balanced resolutions to disputes among union members
  • Negotiating collective bargaining agreements
  • Managing matters related to workplace group coverage and short- and long-term disability

Whether in a courtroom, at a regulatory hearing, or during arbitration we strive to win or resolve complex legal matters for our clients efficiently and favourably, while protecting your rights.

If you have a question about labour law, employment law, your rights or your business’s rights, give us a call. Let us put our knowledge and dedication to work for you!

Legal Receptionist

Zeilikman Law is an employment law firm located in Vaughan, Ontario. We are looking to hire a legal receptionist to join our firm. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working as a receptionist at another law firm.

Location: Vaughan, Ontario.

Start Date: Immediately.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. Full time. In-person only. This is not a remote work position.

Wages: 35,000 to 40,000 per year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage our firm’s multi-line telephone system to receive incoming calls.  Screen incoming telephone call inquiries to determine the nature of the telephone call and provide standard information related to our legal services.  Take and deliver messages and route incoming telephone calls to the appropriate staff person.
  • Answer general inquiries coming from the firm’s social media and website email.
  • Welcome in-person visitors upon arrival.  Direct visitors to the appropriate staff person and / or office or boardroom.
  • Organize in-person visitor schedule to prevent overlap and multiple bookings.
  • Receive, sort, and distribute daily mail and deliveries.
  • Arrange for couriers.
  • Keep front reception, kitchenette area and boardroom tidy.
  • Perform various clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, and faxing on an as-needed basis.
  • Process client or other payments.
  • May be asked to run minor errands outside of office such as attending post office to arrange a courier or pick up mail.
  • May be asked to assist other law clerks or lawyers of the firm as required and as appropriate.
  • Any other basic administrative duties or tasks as deemed appropriate.

Required Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of general office procedures including filing, faxing, and printing and copying.
  • Basic word processing computer skills.
  • Proficient in receptionist and telephone practices, etiquette, and decorum.
  • Professional attitude and appearance.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Positive customer service attitude is a must.
  • Must be able to maintain confidential and sensitive information.

Education and Experience:

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in an office setting with an emphasis in accounting, reception or clerical work is required.   We would prefer experience in a law firm environment.

Applications for this position should be sent via email to jennifer@zeilikmanlaw.com. All applications should include a cover letter, resume and at least two references. Only successful candidates will be contacted.