Led project merging three complex multi-jurisdictional DB/DC pension plans with multiple predecessor benefit provisions into one under Ontario’s asset transfer rules.
Represented a large plan administrator in a court claim by a former employee for alleged missing pension credit involving a plan interpretation issue.
Advised organization on merger of its plan with the Public Service Pension Plan.
Member of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority Technical Advisory Committee on Family Law Pension Matters.
Advised employer organizations on the negotiation and implementation of province-wide employee life and health trusts.
Represented a technology company in union certification and related employer applications. Applications withdrawn.
Successfully represented a national client in a 2-day trial at the Alberta Provincial Court, defending a termination for cause of an employee in a safety-sensitive role.
Successfully defended a financial institution in a significant discharge case for poor performance misconduct.
Successfully defended a national restaurant chain before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario against claims of racial discrimination in employment.
Successfully resisted an application for judicial review on behalf of a retailer in respect of a dismissal of a human rights complaint based on family status and disability.