Ashley Savinov is an associate with the Cox & Palmer office in St. John’s. Originally from the Goulds, NL, Ashley obtained a Bachelor of Commerce through Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2006. Ashley went on to spend a number of years working in the marketing industry. Ashley primarily practices management-side employment and labour law and has represented clients before arbitrators, various boards and tribunals within the province. She has also appeared before all levels of court in Newfoundland and Labrador. Ashley also assists clients with general litigation matters.
- Newfoundland and Labrador (2014)
- University of New Brunswick
- Memorial University of Newfoundland (B.Comm Co-op with Honours, 2006)
- University of New Brunswick (Juris Doctor with Distinction, 2013; Dean’s List 2011-13)
Activities Within Firm
- Member, Women’s Regional Advisory Committee
- Chair, Employment and Labour practice group
Community & Volunteer Activities
- Board Member, Crime Stoppers Newfoundland & Labrador
Law Society Memberships
- Law Society of Newfoundland & Labrador
- Canadian Bar Association
- Post-Employment Obligations for Fiduciary vs Non-Fiduciary Employees
- Workplace Investigations: Navigating Respectful Workplace Policies
- Employer’s Refusal to Hire Medical Cannabis User Upheld by NL Court
- New Regulations in Newfoundland and Labrador to Address Workplace Harassment & Violence
- #MeToo and Your Corporate Culture
- Post-Incident Alcohol and Drug Testing Addressed by NL Court of Appeal
- Police in NL to Lead Workplace Investigations
- Case Law Update: Evans v Avalon Ford Sales (1996) Limited
- Random Drug and Alcohol Testing OK For Now at the Toronto Transit Commission
- The Beginning of the End of a Different Legal Test for Family Status Discrimination?
- 11 Steps to Minimize Holiday Party Liability
- Dismissal Following Positive Drug Test Excessive form of Discipline, Alberta Arbitration Board Rules
- Use of Social Media for Operational Purposes: Should Employers Hang up the Hashtag?
- Labour Arbitration: When are Damages in Lieu of Reinstatement an Appropriate Remedy?
- Employer’s Denial of Request for Summer Off, a Breach of Human Rights
- Breastfeeding and the Duty to Accommodate: Federal Court of Appeal Confirms No Discrimination
- #familystatus: a Top Trend in 2015 Canadian Employment Law
- The Duty to Mitigate: When is an Employee Required to Accept an Offer to Return to the Same Employer?
- Termination of Consultant Results in Award of 8 Month Notice Period
- One Strike and You’re Out: Employer’s Just Cause Dismissal Upheld
- NL Court Finds Employee’s Resignation Was Involuntary
- 24/7 Operations and Childcare Responsibilities – An Employer’s Obligation
- Derogatory Facebook Post Violation of Human Rights
- First Wrongful Dismissal Decision from Newfoundland and Labrador in Over Four Years