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Ed is an employment lawyer and Partner at Ross & McBride LLP.
He has been an employment lawyer in Hamilton for over 25 years, representing both employers and employees. For the last 21 years, Ed has written a bi-weekly column in the Hamilton Spectator on employment law.
Over the course of his career, Ed has appeared before the courts and a variety of tribunals. In 2001 he argued a Human Rights Code appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada and in 2016 before the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Ed aggressively represents and advises both employees and employers.
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Employment Standards Act issues
Canada Labour Code issues
Employment Law Changes - Consumers will pay the price.
May 29, 2017
After two years of study a report suggesting changes to the
Employment Standards Act
of Ontario has been released and it includes 173 recommendations.
Workplace sexual harrassment not tolerated at companies of any size.
Apr 17, 2017
Fresh out of high school, at the age of 18, Rebecca landed a job selling cell phones at a small store. Some days she worked alone. Other days the store owner would work with her and occasionally his wife would be there.
Employers should think twice before offering an alternative position instead of terminating an employee.
Apr 03, 2017
Most often when a workplace is being reorganized and a position eliminated, the person filling that role is simply terminated. Sometimes, however, there is a twist.