Successfully represented a private-sector client at Summary Hearing before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
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.
Provided strategic advice to school board clients during in-camera board meetings, and to municipal clients during closed-session council meetings.
Successfully represented a single-tier municipal client in a WSIB hearing involving entitlement to benefits for chronic mental stress and traumatic mental stress.
Regularly appears before the Ontario Labour Relations Board on a variety of construction and non-construction matters including ESA claims, certification applications and status disputes, s. 50 reprisals, etc.
Acted as lead spokesperson in collective bargaining for businesses in various industries.
Successfully renegotiated the collective agreement for full-time support staff across the 24 public colleges throughout Ontario, which covers approximately 12,000 employees.
Regularly advises a large school board in labour matters, many of which involve serial grievors who have a tendency of commencing litigation in several forums at once.
Successfully defended multiple directors and officers in a Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act claims proceeding relating to unpaid wage and human rights claims.
Successfully resisted a motion by an employee to amend their statement of claim to add various allegations of workplace harassment and failure to investigate.
Advises clients with respect to workplace investigations arising from workplace harassment, theft, and other employee misconduct.