Successfully argued on behalf of a large steel mill that the union’s unreasonable conduct meant that no compensation should be awarded to an employee.
Successfully represented a large steel manufacturer in aggressive claims of inappropriate and uncivil management.
Successfully assisted a manufacturing sector client in winning a representation vote through the use of union avoidance training.
Successfully defended an Ontario manufacturer against several significant grievances advanced by a local union on the basis that the grievances were untimely.
Participated with CME in consultations by the Ontario government on the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan.
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.
Successfully represented a major steel company in 2014 in upholding the legality of a collective agreement clause authorizing termination without cause.
Successfully had a class action filed by unionized employees following a plant closure struck out, and had this decision upheld on appeal.
Advised an automobile manufacturer in successive union organizing campaigns and successfully resisting union certification.
Successfully defended a food manufacturer in the termination of an employee accused of sexual harassment.