Assisted a school board client in resolving several school board expulsion appeals under the Education Act.
Acted for an employer in a challenge to the Fatal Claim Premium Adjustment Policy, which led to the WSIAT striking down the policy as unauthorized by the WSIA.
Successfully represented an employer before the Ontario Court of Appeal on appeal of a decision granting summary judgment in a wrongful dismissal matter.
Successfully represented a financial institution before the Divisional Court on an appeal involving the issue of the enforceability of a “minimum standards only” termination provision.
Successfully represented an employer in having the WSIAT dismiss an appeal on the basis that the worker was estopped from advancing her appeal because of a previous labour arbitration decision.
Successfully represented an employer in a motion to have an action involving allegations of sexual harassment/assault against a co-worker dismissed on the basis that a labour arbitrator had exclusive jurisdiction over the subject matter of the claim.
Successfully achieved the dismissal of multiple human rights applications before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario for abuse of process.
Experienced in representing colleges in classification grievances to determine the proper classification of positions.
Successfully represented a school board client in upholding its interpretation of collective agreement language related to its sick leave plan.
Successful in having a proposed class/representative proceeding by 700 former employees dismissed on jurisdiction and limitations grounds in the Ontario Court of Appeal, on behalf of both corporate and individual clients.