Most wrongful dismissal clients arrive for advice at the office of the employment lawyer with unrealistic expectations relating to their entitlement to notice, severance or both. They are, in most cases, hurting from an event which has impacted their self-image, self-confidence, and both... Read More
Insubordination is usually cumulative. It consists of a series of actions or refusals to act, when combined over time, amounts to a breach of the employee's obligations that form part of the employer/employee relationship. Since memory is selective, particularly when one's job... Read More
Employers beware. The assumption that the maximum recovery on a termination of employment under the common law is one month per year of service to an upper limit of 24 months is a fast disappearing myth based on corporate wishful thinking. Court awards have exceeded 30 months, in one case for... Read More
Many years ago my book “The Prosecutor, An Inquiry into the Exercise of Discretion” was published by The University of Toronto Press. In that book, I pointed out that “There are considerable and important differences between what the prosecutor does and what the criminal code... Read More
Brian A. Grosman, Q.C., has spent the last 30 years advising corporate employers and executive employees on their obligations and rights. His book Fire Power (Penguin) is a best seller and he has written a number of other books, including The Executive Firing Line and Pink Slip Chronicles. Brian is a former Professor of Law at McGill University, and The University of Saskatchewan, where he chaired the Law Reform Commission of that province. Brian has been selected by his peers to be included in the National Post’s “Best Lawyers In Canada” for the last six years. He and his wife Tobi live in Stirling, Ontario, with their two Labrador Retrievers.
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