Successfully represented an employer before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario in having two applications dismissed for abuse of process.
Successfully represented a school board against an allegation of failure to accommodate where the Board ultimately terminated a teacher where she claimed to be totally disabled and previous efforts at accommodation proved unsuccessful.
Assists clients in addressing accommodation requests and disability management.
Regularly provides training on the use of medical marijuana in the workplace, workplace accommodation, workplace investigations, and workplace bullying and harassment.
Acted as lead counsel at multiple proceedings before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and the Ontario Labour Relations Board.
Successfully argued that the Application should be dismissed on the basis that the Applicant had previously executed Minutes of Settlement relating to his termination from employment, notwithstanding that the Applicant alleged that he was suffering from a mental disability at the time of execution.
Successfully represented a college before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario with respect to its recruitment practices.
Represented a healthcare services provider at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario regarding claims of discrimination and harassment.
Lead counsel to multinational and national hotel chains and to hotel management companies in connection with all matters related to the workplace and guest complaints under all provincial legislation. Instrumental in negotiating collective agreements that exert major influence on the hospitality industry across the country.
Successfully represented an accounting firm in a human rights complaint based on a disability.