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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.
You can read Ed's articles via the Hamilton Spectator
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Areas of Expertise
Employment Standards Act issues
Canada Labour Code issues
Can I require my employees to wear masks?
Jun 08, 2020
As things open up I am expecting to be able to bring employees back to work as soon as the government allows. We have a production work environment in which it is impossible to always remain 6 feet distant. Can I require employees to wear masks at work?
Government changes to Employment Standards Act make sense.
Jun 08, 2020
I have been laid off for 10 weeks without benefits continuation. My understanding was that in 3 more weeks if I was not called back I would be deemed terminated and entitled to termination pay and severance pay under the Employment Standards Act. How will the Ontario Government’s changes to the Act affect that?
Jun 06, 2020
Race discrimination can be a challenge to prove.