Persuaded an arbitration board to uphold the termination for cause of a hospital employee with nearly 30 years of service for assault in the workplace.
Ongoing representation of hospitals and municipalities across Ontario in their rights and interest arbitrations in the healthcare sector.
Represented an association of public hospitals in arguing that courts should defer to the Personal Health Information and Protection of Privacy Act legislative regime.
Successfully defended an in-home healthcare provider in a significant discharge case for sick leave abuse and achieved a successful result in having the long-time inclusion of a supervisory group of employees overturned and the group removed from the bargaining unit.
Successfully obtained an arbitration award for a hospital confirming that the elimination of shifts/lines on part-time schedule did not constitute a layoff or elimination of a position.
Successfully brought a motion to dismiss termination and accommodation grievances due to misconduct of a nurse grievor during arbitration process.
Successfully represented bio-medical manufacturer at arbitration in contracting out grievance brought by unionized drivers.
Successfully represented a health services employer at arbitration and at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario in a grievance and an application brought by unionized employee alleging reprisal resulting from association with transgendered employee.
Counsel to various Ontario hospitals in OPSEU and SEIU Participating Hospitals Local Issues Interest Arbitrations.
Ongoing counsel to healthcare corporations in labour board proceedings brought by various healthcare unions under the Public Sector Labour Relations Transition Act.