Employment Lawyer & Labour Lawyer | Richmond Hill

Zeilikman Law: Richmond Hill’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 Richmond Hill with proactive, effective legal advice and strong representation

Deciphering and understanding the common law, statutory and regulatory framework for Canadian employment and labour law can be a potential minefield even in the best of times. Having the right answers to questions about unjust dismissal and severance pay, immunity for medical leave, workplace group and disability insurance, or privacy and surveillance policies as they arise is not easy. It can be extremely overwhelming for employees and small to midsized business owners and leaders.

That’s where we come in. Zeilikman Law’s dedicated, experienced team of employment, labour and litigation lawyers have been providing counsel and results-oriented representation for unions as well as businesses and professionals in Richmond Hill in a variety of complex cases. We are the law firm for businesses in Richmond Hill.

Employment & Labour Lawyers in Richmond Hill

Home to Canada’s most educated workforce, Richmond Hill’s thriving economy is powered by small to midsized businesses. An estimated 85.29% of employers in Richmond Hill are small businesses, 12.5% are classified as midsized companies, and 2% are large-sized firms. This diverse business community operates in a wide range of industries including finance and insurance, real estate, professional, scientific, and technical services, information & cultural services, and health care. When legal issues or challenges materialize, you need accomplished, multitalented lawyers at your side to steer you in the right direction, ready to protect your rights.

Small Businesses
Midsized Companies
Large Firms

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


  • 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.

Get the peace of mind you need that only experience provides

Zeilikman Law will help you safely navigate your way through a wide range of labour and employment law-related challenges including wrongful dismissals, sexual harassment at work complaints, and navigating collective bargaining agreements, to successfully representing professionals in employment- or disciplinary-related disputes, denial of short- and long-term disability coverage arguments and more.

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.