Successfully defended a municipal client’s by-law services department in a human rights claim where the applicant claimed racial discrimination in relation to ongoing by-law concerns on his property.
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 to uphold the key components of a city’s Attendance Management Support Program as it related to paramedics.
Obtained the first comprehensive interest arbitration involving expert testimony to litigate the issue of 24 hour shifts in the fire sector in Ontario.
Ongoing representation of hospitals and municipalities across Ontario in their rights and interest arbitrations in the healthcare sector.
Ongoing representation of municipalities (all sizes) across Ontario in their fire and EMS negotiations and interest arbitrations.
Obtained an injunction on behalf of a municipality imposing limits on strike picketing at facilities hosting the World Junior Hockey Championships.
Successfully defended police service boards against claims of racial profiling and discrimination brought by members of the public.
Successfully defended a university and a municipality in various human rights litigation alleging a failure to accommodate disability and family status in employment.
Successfully represented an Ontario municipality in a judicial review application relating to a human rights tribunal decision on the issue of mandatory retirement for firefighters.