Successfully defended a school board client in a WSIAT appeal involving entitlement to benefits for mild traumatic brain injury.
Successfully defended a post-secondary institution against a complaint by a former student that his failure to successfully complete his academic program was due to discrimination and harassment by a faculty member; this case also clarified the legal requirements with respect to family status accommodation.
Successfully argued to have a human rights complaint dismissed against a College due to the applicant’s disrespectful and inappropriate conduct.
Successfully represented an education institution client on multiple complaints before the Ministry of Labour.
Advised Universities regarding strategic options after adverse findings by Labour Board regarding conduct in bargaining with faculty.
Successfully argued, on behalf of a school board, before the WSIAT that a worker’s appeal for ongoing entitlement to benefits should be dismissed on the basis that the worker had recovered from her work-related injury and that any ongoing symptoms were not related to the workplace.
Assisted a school board client in resolving several school board expulsion appeals under the Education Act.
Counsel to University Board at arbitration involving the intersection of board governance rules and Academic Freedom.
Successfully defending a university before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario in an application asserting that a university discriminated based on age and place of origin in a job competition for a tenure track position.
Representing a school board in a grievance claiming notice and severance on behalf of general interest instructors, successfully arguing that payments should be pro-rated based on intermittent service.