Negotiated intergovernmental staff transfer agreements arising out of the harmonization of the Ontario corporate tax regime and the establishment of the HST.
Successfully defended an administrative agency’s jurisdiction and reasonable exercise of discretion before Court of Appeal of Ontario.
Successfully represented a large quasi-judicial administrative agency in courts in three Canadian provinces, concerning actions taken to protect against abuse of its processes.
Successfully defended a government agency in a workers’ compensation appeal in which psychotraumatic disability entitlement and further loss of earnings were denied.
Acted as chief negotiator in collective bargaining for a first collective agreement in a time of great restraint in the broader public services.
Chief spokesperson for the Ontario government on two federal – provincial staff transfer agreement negotiations.
Represented a provincial government in a class action challenging retiree benefit plan changes.
Chief negotiator and strategic advisor on collective bargaining for large municipalities, provincial agencies and public hospitals.