Successfully argued that an employer’s use of personal data in a legal proceeding was not a breach of existing privacy law.
Successfully argued before the Information and Privacy Commissioner on behalf of a school board that text message data created on employer-issued phones but stored on third party servers fell outside the custody and control of an institution under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Successfully defended a municipality’s decision to award a job vacancy to a disabled employee rather than a more senior bargaining unit employee based on Human Rights Code obligations.
Successfully argued at a labour arbitration on behalf of a healthcare provider that a limitation on bereavement leave language with respect to the definition of ‘in-law’ was contrary to a broader interpretation in recent case law.
Successfully argued at a labour arbitration that a long-term care home’s discharge of an employee was for cause based on the employee’s comments on social media disparaging coworkers and breaching patient privacy.
* past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases