Marc Kitay- Employment Lawyer Ontario
Marc is an associate at Whitten & Lublin, Labour & Employment Lawyers where he represents both employees and employers on all forms of non-unionized workplace disputes. Marc routinely assists employees with:
- Negotiating enhanced severance packages;
- Wrongful and constructive dismissal claims;
- Invalidating restrictive termination provisions, non-competition clauses, and non-solicitation clauses;
- Discrimination, harassment and bullying complaints;
- Accommodation for disabilities and religious needs;
- Overtime disputes; and
- Bonus, commission, stock option and other incentive disputes.
Marc also works with employers to ensure compliance with employment standards, human rights, and health and safety legislation, and prepares employment contracts designed to survive judicial scrutiny.
Marc has appeared at numerous levels of court, most importantly as plaintiff’s counsel at the Ontario Court of Appeal in the famous case of Wood v. Fred Deeley Imports Ltd., 2017 ONCA 158, in which the Court settled the longstanding dispute of how judges should interpret termination provisions.
Marc has been interviewed by numerous several newspapers and online news sources about a number of employment and human rights matters, and regularly presents in front of the Human Resources Professional Association.
When not immersed in the practice of law, Marc is a shutdown defenceman on his hockey team, a seasoned cruciverbalist, and an avid concert-goer.