Dimka Markova is an associate in our Labour and Employment Law Group and in our Transportation Law Group. Her practice focuses primarily on employment law cases related to the Labour Standards Act, and includes some civil and commercial litigation.
Following her call to the Bar, she began her practice in a multidisciplinary firm located in Montreal, where she handled a variety of cases in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, employment law and family law.
With her bilingual academic background, Dimka spent a semester in Australia, where she furthered her knowledge of common law. She also worked with the Commission des services juridiques de Gatineau, Youth Section, during her studies at the University of Ottawa. With a keen interest in health law, Dimka began a Master’s degree in Law and Health Policy at the University of Sherbrooke in 2021.
10 November 2023
Last August 11, the Quebec Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal and upheld the trial judge’s decision finding CGF Construction Inc. (the “employer”) guilty of criminal negligence causing death1. The victim in question, a truck driver with over 25 years’ experience, died after losing control of the employer’s heavy container truck, which flipped over on […]
15 December 2021
Can an employer, a service provider, require proof of vaccination from its employees when its customer requires that all persons accessing its establishment be adequately vaccinated against COVID-19? What happens to employees who are not vaccinated and are denied access to the workplace by that customer? Arbitrator Denis Nadeau seems to have been the first […]
4 August 2021
Although the Canadian Human Rights Act recognizes the right to pay equity, wage differences between men and women still exist. Such was the focus of the Pay Equity Act [the Act], adopted by the federal Parliament on December 13, 2018, and the accompanying Pay Equity Regulations, which will implement a proactive pay equity regime applicable […]