Michael D. Grodinsky is a member of BLG's Labour and Employment Law Group. His practice encompasses virtually all aspects of labour, employment, human rights and privacy law. Counselling small, medium and large-size employers on issues relating to effective human resources management, Michael has been recognized for his sound and practical advice and his strategic guidance.
Michael is frequently called upon to advise and represent clients with respect to various workplace matters, including hirings, dismissals, disciplinary measures, employment agreements, workplace policies, workplace investigations, electronic communications and social media issues, discrimination claims, harassment claims, restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements, as well as workplace restructurings, language issues and access to information and privacy law issues.
In addition, Michael provides aboriginal businesses and Band Councils with counsel and representation for labour relations issues affecting their workforces.
Michael has advised and represented clients against labour and employment-related claims arising in the context of bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings, as well as labour and employment-related matters arising in the context of commercial transactions.
He has appeared before many courts and tribunals in Quebec and is regularly involved in employment litigation, collective bargaining and grievance arbitration.
Michael is a frequent speaker at in-house training sessions, conferences and at the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Management at McGill University.