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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
Mar 17, 2018
The fact that women are still paid, very often, less money for the same or similar work as their male counterparts, is, unfortunately, not news. The provincial government has introduced legislation to attempt to combat this malingering sore.
Mar 03, 2018
Many employers suffer from a misapprehension about significantly changing terms of employment. They think that if the change is a direct result of business-related reorganization and not personal in any way that the employee cannot take the position they have been constructively dismissed…terminated.
Employment Law Myths
Feb 19, 2018
Part of my job is to inform people about employment law and how it works. Some of my time is spent dispelling myths about employment law. I call them donut shop law as that is mostly where these myths circulate.