Acted as counsel to a major steel producer in the 2004 HRTO decision that established the duty of accommodation as based on the employees’ needs rather than their preferences.
Represented a large Ontario public school board in an arbitration that resulted in the dismissal of an accommodation claim that sought to create a position for a teacher composed of valuable tasks previously assigned to other teachers.
Successfully defended the termination of a probationary police constable by a leading Ontario police service in a 2013 human rights tribunal hearing concerning the obligation to accommodate obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Successfully represented a major steel company in 2014 in upholding the legality of a collective agreement clause authorizing termination without cause.
Successfully defended against applications for judicial review challenging the decisions of two different Ontario school boards to close schools in 2012 and 2014.
Acted for five Ontario public school boards in obtaining Ontario Labour Relations Board illegal strike declarations against EFTO (2013) and OSSTF (2015).
* past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases