Rubin Thomlinson LLP is considered a leading authority on workplace harassment, workplace investigations and workplace reviews, and is entrusted by employers, institutions and their counsel to conduct fair and thorough investigations into harassment allegations and other problematic workplace behaviour. The firm has conducted various high profile investigations/reviews in workplaces such as the CBC, the Canadian Olympic Committee, and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Their expertise is reflected in the book on the subject entitled Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations.
Rubin Thomlinson shares their workplace investigation expertise through a variety of hands-on, interactive and practical workplace investigation training programs across Canada.
Rubin Thomlinson’s lawyers write and speak extensively on workplace investigations and workplace human rights-related matters and are frequently quoted in the media. The firm publishes a newsletter, The Workplace Investigation Alert and blogs frequently via their website www.rubinthomlinson.com.
Janice Rubin is the co-author of A Practical Guide to the Law of Termination in Ontario. Christine Thomlinson is co-author of For Better or Worse: A Practical Guide to Canadian Employment Law; and she is the co-editor of New Perspectives on Canadian Employment Law.
Both Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson regularly appear on Best Lawyers and Leading Practitioners lists in Canada.
In 2016, Christine was awarded the Lexpert Zenith Award for her contribution to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
In 2015, Janice was named the Employment Lawyer of the Year as part of the National HR Awards. In 2014, Janice was awarded the Lexpert Zenith Award for Practice Excellence in Employment Law.
Rubin Thomlinson was included in Canadian Lawyer magazine’s list of the Top Ten Employment Law Boutiques for 2015/2016 and 2017/2018. The firm was also named one of the most successful businesses owned by Canadian women in the 14th annual PROFIT/Chatelaine W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs. Janice and Christine were finalists in 2008 for the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards.