Edward W. Snetsinger

Ed represents, advises and advocates for employers on an extensive range of labour and employment issues. He began his career with Sherrard Kuzz LLP as a law student, during which time he participated in a secondment with the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Ed’s expertise includes:

In university, Ed received various awards for academic and sporting excellence (hockey and golf) including MVP of the UWindsor varsity golf team and Academic All-Canadian, and two-time Academic All-Canadian and Scholar-Athlete of the Year with UToronto (hockey). With Sherrard Kuzz colleague, Patrick Ganley, Ed won the 2013 Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada. Prior to law school, Ed played two seasons of professional hockey.

Ed is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, and Young Lawyers).


Publications and Media Mentions:

No ‘free pass’ to forego mitigation opportunities to return to school: Notice entitlement not meant to fund retraining for better employment

Canadian Employment Law - April 25, 2018

Off the Clock but On the Hook — When Does an Employee's Off-duty Conduct Justify Discipline?

Dialogue (Ontario Electrical League) - September 2017

Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Permitted at Toronto Transit Commission

Ontario General Contractors Association - April 2017

Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Permitted at Toronto Transit Commission

Sherrard Kuzz LLP - April 19, 2017

Speaking Engagements:

Leadership and Creating a Motivated Workforce
Landscape Ontario - March 7, 2018

Bill 148
Peterborough Construction Association - February 27, 2018

Reducing Turnover, Retaining Talent and Performance Management
Landscape Ontario - February 21, 2017

Responding to Union Organization in the Construction Industry
Barrie Construction Association (BCA) - February 7, 2017

Best Practices for Hiring: Protect Your Business and Avoid Legal Pitfalls
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - November 16, 2016