Negotiated a collective agreement for a university.
We offer legal services that include advice, courtroom and tribunal advocacy, negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, policy development and strategic planning. Below are examples of work we have performed for our clients.
Assisted in successfully defending a university client against a grievance alleging that certain long-standing positions should be within a bargaining unit.
Successfully represented a school board in a labour arbitration involving the interpretation of a paid leave under the collective agreement.
Successfully defended a university before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario involving claims of age-discrimination.
Counsel to a number of universities and colleges in their grievance arbitration work.
Counsel to universities in their internal investigation work.
Advisor to the Council of Ontario Universities on mandatory vaccination and pandemic regulatory compliance.
Counsel for a university at arbitration regarding workload issues arising from the pandemic.
Counsel for a university at successful arbitration regarding collective agreement interpretation and term appointments.
Counsel for a university at arbitration regarding the recognition clause of a collective agreement and the meaning of the word “teach.”