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  • Jeff Hopkins was elected to the Ontario Bar Association, Labour & Employment Law Section executive, for the 2014-15 year.

  • Representing the defendant employer, Jeff Hopkins and Justin Tetreault recently won a just cause trial, based on a finding of insubordination and insolence on the part of the plaintiff: Hoang v. Mann Engineering et al. [2014] ONSC 3762.

  • Phil White recently launched his new employment law research website: 

  • Mike Stitz recently had an article published on the OBA Labour & Employment Law Section website, on the new payroll threshold for an employer's obligation to pay statutory severance pay in Ontario.

  • Jeff Hopkins will be speaking at 2015 Ontario Credit Union Conference on March 25, 2015, on the topics of employment contracts, human rights and duty to accommodate.

  • GG&G congratulates Norm Grosman and Bill Gale for once again being listed in Lexpert's 2015 edition of the "Top 500 Lawyers in Canada".

  • On March 10, 2015, Mark Fletcher will be teaching on the topic of "Human Rights and the Duty to Accommodate: How Far is an Organization Expected to Go?", as part of Osgoode Hall's Certificate for HR Professionals.

  • On January 16 Mark Fletcher was interviewed by Global News in a segment regarding Target Canada's closure and employee legal rights.

  • For 2015, GG&G is proud to have been included in The Best Lawyers in Canada by Best Lawyers International.

  • Norm Grosman and Bill Gale are contributing co-authors in the recently published "New Perspectives on Canadian Employment Law".

  • In Ciszkowski v. Canac Kitchens (2015) ONSC 73, Mark Fletcher successfully represented a plaintiff in a constructive dismissal lawsuit before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and obtained an 18-month damages award plus legal costs.

  • Bill Gale and Michael Stitz were successful in their motion for summary judgment, with the court awarding the plaintiff employee both a 16-month notice period and incentive bonus (Wolfman v. Rocktenn-Container Canada [2015] ONSC 1432).

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