Ongoing representation to clients in the private, public, and municipal sectors in civil litigation, human rights proceedings, labour arbitrations and Ministry of Labour proceedings.
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.
Counsel to various film and television production companies in connection with all employment and labour-related matters.
Successfully represented healthcare, municipal, and private sector clients on multiple grievances relating to breaches of the collective agreement.
Negotiated a collective agreement for a university.
Successfully represented a hospital on multiple grievances relating to breaches of the collective agreement.
Assisted in successfully defending a private-sector client against a union grievance alleging that bargaining unit members were entitled to additional payment for certain tasks.
Assisted in successfully defending a university client against a grievance alleging that certain long-standing positions should be within a bargaining unit.
Successfully represented a school board in a labour arbitration involving the interpretation of a paid leave under the collective agreement.
Successfully represented a municipality in a fire services interest arbitration involving a complex staffing issue.
Represented a variety of social services agencies in negotiations for renewal collective agreements and successfully bargained first collective agreements for newly unionized agencies.