Employment Lawyer & Labour Lawyer | Oshawa

Zeilikman Law: Oshawa’s Trusted Labour Lawyers and Employment Lawyers

Trusted and experienced labour & employment lawyers resolving complex legal challenges for small to midsized businesses, trade unions, and employees in Oshawa

Employment & Labour Lawyers in Oshawa

Zeilikman Law’s experienced legal team dedicates its time to advising its clients on a diverse range of legal matters related to employment law and labour law, including:

  • Wrongful dismissals, human rights violations, and sexual harassment

  • We negotiate and represent professionals in matters of discipline for several professions

  • Workplace group coverage and short- and long-term disability benefits 

  • Complex employment and labour disputes such as purchase and sale of business arguments and restrictive covenants

Oshawa’s thriving business and economic landscape complement its skilled workforce

Once recognized as the “automotive capital of Canada”, Oshawa today is an education and health sciences hub, as well as home to major employers in the advanced manufacturing, technology, agriculture, smart energy, and tourism sectors.

It is one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with an estimated 2,869 businesses spanning multiple industries that employ 48,102 people.

When employment and labour law disputes arise between business partners, between employees and employers, or between colleagues, you need an experienced and creative litigation legal team on your side to negotiate on your behalf and protect your rights.

Defending business owners and workers’ rights in Oshawa

Zeilikman Law is well-known throughout Durham Region for its expertise and experience representing individuals embroiled in labour-related disagreements, and small to medium-size business owners engaged in complex employment disputes. We know how to resolve arguments through mediation and negotiation, or if necessary, in court or at a tribunal. Above all, we defend and protect our clients’ rights.

Choosing the right law firm to represent you is of the utmost importance. If you have concerns related to employment or labour law, call us and let our experienced team counsel you. We can provide you with the dedicated, professional guidance and legal representation you need and deserve.

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.