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.
Represented a financial institution in successfully having an unjust dismissal complaint before the Canada Industrial Relations Board dismissed, on the basis that the Board lacked jurisdiction to hear the complaint because the complainant previously filed a complaint under Part II of the Canada Labour Code.
Successfully represented a global retailer in multiple complaints before the Ministry of Labour, including regarding a for cause termination of an employee, and a constructive dismissal claim.
Successfully represented a public health unit on the judicial review (and later motion for leave to appeal) of a Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s decision to dismiss an application regarding discrimination on the basis of several protected grounds, including race.
Successfully represented an entertainment facility on the appeal of the employee’s application to the court for a declaration that the facility had surrendered its common law right to terminate without notice through its policies and procedures.
Successfully represented a financial institution before the Divisional Court on an appeal involving the issue of the enforceability of a
“minimum standards only” termination provision
Successfully represented an employer before the Divisional Court on an appeal involving issues of frustration of contract and the duty to accommodate.
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.
Successfully overturned loss of earnings benefits following the termination of a worker for misrepresentations on his employment application.
Successfully resisted appeals seeking entitlement for CPD and psychotraumatic disability in a medically complex case.