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Lior Samfiru on the Jennifer Campbell Show
Lior Samfiru on the Jennifer Campbell Show

Lior Samfiru on the Jennifer Campbell Show discussing the case of a UW grad rejected from a job interview because of Somali background.


Lior Samfiru on the John Oakley Show discussing the Ministry of Labour blitz on workplace.
Lior Samfiru on the John Oakley Show discussing the Ministry of Labour blitz on workplace.

The blitz found that 78% of the workplaces inspected by the ministry violated the ESA.


Lior Samfiru speaking on the John Oakley show
Lior Samfiru speaking on the John Oakley show

Lior Samfiru discusses the CHCH restructuring and the legal ramifications for the union.


ROY GREEN - Should Employees Be Fired For Referring Customers To Competitors?
ROY GREEN - Should Employees Be Fired For Referring Customers To Competitors?

A Quebec supermarket cashier at a Provigo store informed customers they could obtain the same items they were purchasing from Provigo for less money at a nearby Walmart. Someone informed the cashier's employers and she was fired for 'disloyalty.' A Quebec Appeals Court just upheld the firing as justifiable. Don't retailers often invite price comparisons with competitors, as in, "we'll beat any competitor's lower price?"


Employer obligated to pay severance: Lawyer
Employer obligated to pay severance: Lawyer

If terminated without cause, which can generally happen at any time and for any reason, an employee is entitled to severance, Lior Samfiru, a partner with the Toronto-based law firm of Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, said Thursday.