Glenn Demby Esq. – Editor-In-Chief
Award winning journalist with a track record of developing highly profitable plain English products that tell business professionals who aren’t lawyers how to comply with the parts of the law that affect their day-to-day operations.
Glenn’s expertise in numerous aspects of law includes employment, labor, health care, tax, payroll, benefits, education, benefits, etc.–both US and Canadian.
Alan McEwan – Contributor
Alan McEwan is a Vancouver Island-based HRIS/Payroll consultant and freelance writer with over 25 years’ experience in all aspects of payroll. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (250) 228-5280. If you like these Alan’s articles, please sign up to his email list to be notified of future postings.
Justin W. Anisman – Contributor
Justin Anisman’s civil litigation practice at Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP encompasses complex litigation files with an emphasis on commercial and contractual disputes and employment law matters for both employees and employers. He has extensive experience in the day to day handling of a large volume litigation practice and has appeared as counsel at many examinations for discovery, motions, mediations, arbitrations, trials and appeals.
Paul J. Willetts – Contributor
Prior to founding Vey Willetts LLP, Paul worked at one of Canada’s leading labour and employment law firms and at a large energy corporation. He has represented clients before the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Superior Court of Justice, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and the Canada Industrial Relations Board, in addition to at numerous private arbitrations and mediations. Paul is dedicated to providing his clients with thoughtful, timely and strategic advice.
In his spare time, Paul sits on the Board of Directors at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa, and serves as Chair of the organization’s Human Resources Committee.
Andrew N. Vey – Contributor
Born in Ottawa and raised on the East Coast, Andrew is a founding partner of Vey Willetts LLP. From the start of his legal career, Andrew has focused exclusively on workplace law. His style of practice emphasizes finding collaborative solutions where possible combined with tenacious advocacy where necessary. Andrew formerly worked with two Toronto-based labour and employment boutiques before returning to Ottawa to start his own firm.
Tara Vasdani – Contributor
Tara is an Associate Lawyer at MacDonald & Associates, an employment law firm in Toronto specializing in Canadian Employment Law for both employees and employers. Tara is an experienced, innovative litigator whose early success has brought her national recognition across the legal industry. Despite only being called to the Bar in 2017, Tara argued her first trial in December 2017, and by January 2018 was known as a ‘visionary’ and ‘innovator’ throughout the industry.
In January 2018, Tara was renowned as the first Canadian lawyer to serve a Statement of Claim using the social media app, Instagram. Her innovative approach to law was quickly endorsed by the legal community, and she was featured in Canadian Lawyer Magazine, Above the Law, Globe Legal Post, Droit-Inc and on CBC, as well as profiled on the front page of the Law Times