Joshua Mandryk is a member of our labour law group. He summered and articled at the firm and returned as an associate following his call to the Ontario Bar in 2015.
Josh’s practice focuses on all types of proceedings before the Ontario Labour Relations Board, including certification, unfair labour practice complaints, related employer applications, and construction industry grievances.
Josh graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2014. During law school, Josh authored papers and commentary on labour law and policy published by CCPA Ontario, the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal, the inaugural Yearbook of Comparative Labour Law Scholarship, and the Toronto Star.
Josh has been actively involved in the fight for interns’ rights. In his roles with Students Against Unpaid Internship Scams and the Canadian Intern Association, Josh has drafted law reform proposals, worked closely with provincial and federal politicians on Private Members’ Bills, delivered guest lectures and ‘know your rights’ workshops, and presented before the Standing Committee on Social Policy and the Toronto consultation for the Changing Workplaces Review. He is frequently quoted in the media as an advocate for interns’ rights.
Prior to joining the firm, Josh worked two summers for a construction union as a researcher and then a summer law student. Josh is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers and the Law Union of Ontario.