Arthur Zeilikman

Zeilikman Law

The laws surrounding labour and employment litigation are constantly changing. We offer representation to employers and employees in all matters relating to the workplace. You need to know your rights when it comes to wrongful dismissal, denial of long-term disability, grievance arbitration, human rights and employment standards. We also act as trial lawyers and in disciplinary proceedings involving professionals facing allegations of professional misconduct.

3100 Rutherford Road
Suite 101
Vaughan, Ontario
L4K 0G6
Richmond Hill
North York

Arthur Zeilikman

Arthur Zeilikman

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  • Arthur Zeilikman


    Arthur is experienced in the conduct of litigation from the inception of the case to its conclusion. Arthur has appeared on complex motions as well as at trials and on appeals and has represented clients at all levels of court in Ontario up to and including the Ontario Court of Appeal. He has successfully represented employers and employees before various courts and provincial and federal administrative tribunals including the Small Claims Court, the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and on appeals to the Umpire in the context of the Federal Court. He dedicates his entire practice to employment and labour law with a complementary practice in disciplinary proceedings involving licensed employees facing professional discipline.

    Arthur has experience in labour procedure that involves the unique considerations of the unionized workplace and the Ontario Labour Relations Board. He has represented clients on duty of fair representation applications, unionization and de-unionization matters, matters pertaining to unfair labour practice allegations, as well as in grievances and arbitrations. Arthur has been successful in the de-certification of a large union and the creation of a large grassroots union consisting of close to 300 employees. He likewise has experience in advising on internal union affairs between unions and their members, and on matters relating to union formation and constitution.

    Arthur’s employment law experience is extremely broad. His knowledge of employment law is regularly sought out by individuals, companies and even fellow lawyers. He has successfully represented numerous clients in wrongful terminations, workplace harassment matters, bad faith dismissals, disputes surrounding restrictive covenants, discrimination complaints involving provincial and federal legislation, adjudications pursuant to the Canada Labour Code involving bank and other federal employees, as well as in proceedings before the Canada Revenue Agency on issues of status.

    Arthur interned, summered, and articled at two prestigious downtown litigation and employment law boutique firms in Toronto.

    No matter the difficulty of the dispute, Arthur is committed to his role as a dedicated advocate and representative on behalf of his clients.

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    Education & Qualifications

    Arthur 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.

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    Publications, Articles & Media

    Employment lawyers big on summary judgment.
    Previously published in Law Times.

    Potential issues in Ontario employment law post-COVID-19.
    Previously published by The Lawyers Daily a division of LexisNexis Canada.

    Lawyers must remain essential service as long as reasonably possible. 
    Previously published by The Lawyers Daily a division of LexisNexis Canada.

    Employee entitled to withdraw ‘equivocal’ resignation, court rules.
    Previously published by The Lawyers Daily a division of LexisNexis Canada.

    Minimum wage hike, paid leave may lead to job loss, automation.
    Previously published by The Lawyers Daily a division of LexisNexis Canada.

    Summary sentence.
    Previously published in Benefits.

    Partner not an employee: B.C. court.
    Previously published in the Canadian HR Reporter.

    Contracts for probationary employees are enforceable.
    Previously published in Canlii Connects.

    Employee discipline requires discretion. 
    Previously published by The Lawyers Daily a division of LexisNexis Canada.

    Law for Tenant Employees Needs Updating.
    Previously published in Advocate Daily.

    Focus: Lawyers divided on jail time for ESA breaches. 
    Previously published in Law Times.

    Riding to the Rescue of Collective Bargaining.
    Previously published in The Lawyers Weekly.

    Focus: Strong backing for bill allowing HRTO costs awards.
    Previously published in Law Times.

    Ontario Court of Appeal reinstates lawyer’s dismissal for insolent letter. 
    Previously published in Canadian Employment Law Today.

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