About Us

Discover and Defend Your Rights.

EmployerQuestions.ca was created by employment law firm Samfiru Tumarkin LLP. Our lawyers and paralegals are some of the most experienced and peer respected legal experts in Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta where labour and employment law is concerned. We work with employers and employees on an array of workplace issues, including but not limited to severance pay negotiations, termination without causewrongful dismissaltermination for causeconstructive dismissal, workplace harassment and discrimination, human rights violations, employment contractsindependent contractor misclassificationtemporary layoffs and more.

We strongly believe in access to justice. Basic legal information regarding workplace issues and disputes should be easy to access. That is the reason that this website was created.

You want proven advice that you can rely on. Samfiru Tumarkin LLP’s seasoned Toronto employment lawyersVancouver employment lawyersOttawa employment lawyers and Calgary employment lawyers rely on their years of experience to fight for your rights and get you the compensation you deserve.

Consultations for Terminations

Whether you were let go from your job without cause or terminated for cause, you deserve to know your rights and how much severance pay you may be owed.

Samfiru Tumarkin LLP offers consultations to individuals who have been let go, or are experiencing issues with their employer. Before you accept the termination or sign off on a severance package, contact our firm to get answers and full compensation.

Severance Pay Calculator

Our firm was co-founded by Lior Samfiru, one of the country’s top labour and employment lawyers. In 2013, Lior created the original Severance Pay Calculator app. The calculator has been used by over one million people in Ontario, BC and Alberta to discover how much severance pay in Ontarioseverance pay in B.C. and severance pay in Alberta they are owed when they lose or are let go from their job.

Pocket Employment Lawyer

Have you been handed a severance package? Were you just terminated for cause? Not sure if the independent contractor working for you is actually an employee? Find out what your rights are in most employment law situations with PocketEmploymentLawyer.ca. The Pocket Employment Lawyer is Canada’s first interactive resource designed to provide the public with an understanding of their employment rights depending on the issues they are currently facing.

Employment Law Show

Lior hosts the Employment Law Show, a weekly TV show on Global TV and CTV that can be seen across Ontario, B.C. and Alberta that discusses the workplace rights that most people weren’t even aware of!

The Employment Law Show also airs live on radio stations in both provinces, where our employment lawyers take calls from listeners. The show can be heard on the following stations:

  • Newstalk 1010 and 640 Toronto
  • 900 CHML in Hamilton & 980 CFPL in London
  • Newstalk 580 CFRA in Ottawa
  • QR Calgary and 630 CHED in Edmonton
  • 980 CKNW in Vancouver

The Firm also hosts Ask a Lawyer, every Wednesday at 9:30 p.m., on CP24 in Toronto.

To reach Lior Samfiru, please call toll free 1-855-821-5900 or email Lior at help@employmentlawyer.ca

Disability Law Show

Has your long term disability claim been denied? Samfiru Tumarkin LLP also airs the Disability Law Show on Global TV and CTV in Ontario, BC and Alberta, and on 640 Toronto, 980 CKNW in Vancouver and Newstalk 580 CFRA in Ottawa. Hosted by disability lawyer Sivan Tumarkin, the program explores your rights when your LTD claim has been cut off or denied and how to fight back against the insurance company when it happens.

Find out more about the regions we can assist in: Alberta • British Columbia • Manitoba • New Brunswick • Newfoundland & Labrador • Nova Scotia •  Ontario • PEI • Saskatchewan

Areas our employment lawyers serve in Ontario

While our Ontario employment lawyers work primarily out of our Toronto and Ottawa offices, we are able to provide our services to individuals who live and/or work throughout the province. Residents of various cities and towns across the province contact us for assistance with their employment law matters. Here are some of the major areas we serve:

Areas our employment lawyers serve in British Columbia

Our Vancouver employment lawyers provide exceptional service to individuals across B.C. Call us today to find out how our B.C. employment lawyers can get you the advice you need, and the compensation you deserve.

Areas our employment lawyers serve in Alberta

Our Calgary employment lawyers and employment lawyers for Edmonton provide exceptional service to individuals across Alberta. Call us today to find out how our employment lawyers for Alberta can get you the advice you need, and the compensation you deserve.


EmployerQuestions.ca is intended for information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be construed as legal advice.