Successfully defended a financial institution in a claim challenging the institution’s policy regarding statutory holiday and vacation pay.
Successfully defeated certification in proposed class actions brought by employees claiming entitlement to overtime pay against a large financial institution (upheld on appeal).
Successfully defeated certification in proposed class actions brought by employees in Ontario and Quebec alleging mass constructive dismissal (upheld on appeal).
Successfully represented a financial institution at trial regarding the termination of an employee in their probationary period.
Counsel to financial services institutions in respect of all their dismissal-related matters, including those that proceed to court.
Guided several major financial institutions though extensive restructurings and mass terminations.
Renegotiated and drafted executive employment agreements for financial institutions.
Successfully defended a financial institution in the first appellate level decision in Canada addressing the Canada Labour Code’s jurisdictional provision in an unjust dismissal and human rights case.
Successfully defended a financial institution in a proposed overtime class action brought by investment advisors and counsel to a financial institution in a national “off the clock” class action.
Successful in representing a financial institution in achieving dismissal of an unjust dismissal complaint where the applicant falsified email evidence.