Counsel to municipalities in their grievance arbitration and OHSA compliance work.
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.
Successful overturned initial entitlement in a strain and hernia case based on an expert medical opinion that the worker’s injury was actually a complication of recent surgery.
Obtained 90% SIEF relief in a PTSD claim based on prior psychological disability and extended recovery time.
Successfully resisted appeals seeking entitlement for CPD and psychotraumatic disability in a medically complex case.
Ongoing representation to private, public, and municipal sector in disability benefits/accommodation litigation.
As co-counsel, successfully defended an appeal at the Occupational Health and Safety Tribunal of Canada.
Regularly provides training on the use of medical marijuana in the workplace, workplace accommodation, workplace investigations, and workplace bullying and harassment.
Defending a company in an inquest into a scaffolding collapse at a concert.
Successfully argued to have a reprisal complaint filed under the Occupational Health and Safety Act dismissed for delay.
Successfully defended a school board client on a union appeal of an inspector’s order under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.