03 Mar Employment Law
2020-03-17: The COVID-19 Notice. We are operating at full capacity, albeit working primarily remotely. We are providing alternative arrangements for our clients such as telephone/video meetings and consultations. We wish you all health during this challenging time.
2020-02-21: On February 21, 2020, Mr. Chsherbinin successfully defended trial decision on appeal in the Divisional Court. The court upheld the trial judge’s judgment dismissing a claim for wrongful dismissal and confirmed that the termination clause was valid and enforceable. The court also awarded $10,000 in costs in our client’s favour.
2020-01-10: On January 12, 2020, at 11 a.m., Mr. Chsherbinin will be “live” on Radio-Plus Toronto, answering employment and immigration-related questions.
2019-12-14: On December 14, 2019, Mr. Chsherbinin brought an emergency injunction and persuaded the Federal Court of Canada to stop his client’s deportation, being a rarely granted extraordinary, discretionary relief of an equitable nature.
2019-11-01: Mr. Chsherbinin spoke at the 20th Employment Law Summit, organized by the Law Society of Ontario, on the topic “Summary Judgments in Employment Cases.”
2019-09-11: The Federal Court granted judicial review of a negative Humanitarian & Compassionate decision.
2019-06-20: Mr. Chsherbinin will be speaking at The Six-Minute Employment Lawyer conference on the topic of Restrictive Covenants in Employment Law.
2019-04-15: The Law Times features Mr. Chsherbinin’s article “A New Category of Punitive Damages”.
2019-02-25: The Law Times publishes Mr. Chsherbinin’s article “Offers of Re-employment in Constructive Dismissals”.
2018-10-11: The Law Times features Mr. Chsherbinin’s article “Deducting Pension Benefits in Wrongful Dismissals.”
2018-9-17: The Law Times publishes Mr. Chsherbinin’s article “Rescinding an Accepted Notice of Resignation.”
2018-9-12: The Lawyer’s Daily publishes Mr. Chsherbinin’s article “Employment Discrimination based on Citizenship.”
2018-8-20: The Law Times publishes Mr. Chsherbinin’s article “Impermissible Subdivision of a Termination Clause.”
2018-6-29: The Lawyer’s Daily publishes Mr. Chsherbinin’s article “Withdrawal of an Uninformed Guilty Plea.”
2018-6-4: The Law Times publishes Mr. Chsherbinin’s article “Former Employer Liable for Undiscovered Claims.”
2018-5-30: The Lawyer’s Daily publishes Mr. Chsherbinin’s article “Habeas Corpus and the Immigration Detention of Non-citizen.”
2018-5-29: Mr. Chsherbinin will speak at the B’nai Brith Trusts and Estate Seminar “Estate Tax Planning Gone Awry”. His topic is: legal concepts, issues and pitfalls that arise from the dismissal of a family member in the context of a family business. For more information, read here.
2017-10-02: Mr. Chsherbinin’s article titled “Without Prejudice” Offers in Wrongful Dismissals” has been published in the Law Times. It discusses three exceptions to the general rule prohibiting references to “without prejudice” settlement offers.
2017-9-30: In the context of immigration litigation before the Federal Court, Mr. Chsherbinin’s persuaded the Department of Justice to concede that a Narobi-based visa officer committed a reviewable error when he dismissed his client’s application for a study permit. The case has been referred back for reconsideration.
2017-8-7: Mr. Chsherbinin’s article titled “Dishonesty and Just Cause Dismissal” has been published in the Law Times. It discusses whether a single act of dishonesty may constitute cause for dismissal.
2017-7-24: Mr. Chsherbinin persuaded the Federal Court to certify a question of “general importance” in Bousaleh v. Canada, 2017 FC 716, being a rare procedural event that allows this matter to proceed to the Federal Court of Appeal.