• Admitted to the Bar, 1993, Manitoba.


  • University of Winnipeg (B.A., 1989; LL.B., 1991).


  • Canadian Bar Association.
  • Manitoba Bar Association.


  • Manitoba Bar Association, Labour Law Section, Past Chair.
  • Children Are People Too Daycare, Board of Directors.


Manitoba Bar Association / Manitoba Law Society: Papers and panel participation on various labour relations, employment and human rights topics.

Presentations to numerous groups and employers on labour relations and employment issues in Manitoba, including operating without unions, certification process, collective bargaining, discipline and dischange in a unionized workplace, employment standards, employment agreements, human rights and wrongful dismissal.

Articles by Ken Dolinsky

The Labour Relations Amendment Act Expands Secret Ballot Representation Votes

The Manitoba government has changed the process for unions trying to get bargaining rights with union-free employers. On November 10, 2016, the Manitoba government passed Bill 7, The Labour Relations Amendment Act. Under the new law, a union seeking to…

Differences Between Decertification and Certification: More Than Just The First Two Letters

Decertification vs. Certification In Manitoba, the rules are strict regarding an application to cancel the certificate of a union, commonly referred to as “decertification.” The same rules apply if there is a collective agreement after an employer voluntarily recognizes a…

Constructive Dismissal:  When (and how) can you suspend?

The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) had to decide whether an employee had been dismissed when his employer placed him on an indefinite, paid suspension. Read more…