Employment Lawyer & Labour Lawyer | Vaughan

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

From our headquarters in Vaughan, our dedicated, experienced team of employment & labour lawyers provide diligent counsel and results-oriented representation for small to midsized businesses

Keeping abreast of constantly evolving laws governing labour and employment in Ontario is a challenge unto itself. For business leaders, union representatives, executives and employees, knowing all the ins and outs of the law and how to handle disputes or legal challenges when they arise can be overwhelming.

Zeilikman Law is a labour & employment law firm and our lawyers understand how difficult it is for executives and entrepreneurs to run a successful business when confronted with a legal conflict. Similarly, we understand the rigours individuals face and the angst they feel when contending with a workplace dispute or termination.

Employment & Labour Lawyers in Vaughan

We focus on providing small to mid-sized businesses, trade unions, and employees in Vaughan, Woodbridge, Maple, Thornhill, Concord, and Kleinburg with innovative, practical 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.

Vaughan is York Region’s epicentre for small to mid-sized businesses and is one of southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities

It is the largest employment urban centre in the region with more than 10,000 small businesses employing over 186,000 people. Our commitment to our clients, expertise, professionalism, and passion for employment and labour law are the reasons Vaughan’s business community relies on Zeilikman Law to represent them and safeguard their interests.

Small Businesses
People Employed

You need experienced labour and employment law professionals on your side to help safely navigate your way through labour and employment law-related problems, workplace group and disability insurance challenges, and matters concerning professional discipline.

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.