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Arbitrator dismisses grievances relating to the operation of new hi-tech equipment within a distribution warehouse, finding the operation of the equipment was not bargaining unit work – Counsel Keith Murray & Natasha Jategaonkar
Arbitrator dismisses grievance alleging employer had been improperly calculating sick time under the Collective Agreement – Counsel Keith Murray
Successfully represented business as lead counsel on complex case arising out of workplace fire and explosion. Fatal injury to one worker and serious injuries to multiple additional workers. All Criminal Code and OHS charges dismissed. Assisted as counsel in Criminal Code matter; acted as lead counsel in OHS matter. Research and assistance: Matt Craig.
Acted for a healthcare service provider at arbitration, resulting in dismissal of an collective agreement interpretation grievance - Counsel Gradin Tyler
Successfully represented construction business and developer on charges under Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act. Complex case involving collapse of a utility vault and vault cover on a public way, workers on a mobile elevated work platform, question arose regarding of the application of the Ontario OHSA and construction regulations, load and loadbearing capacity. Fatal injury to one worker and serious injuries to second worker. All charges dismissed on a motion for directed verdict by the defence. -- Counsel at Trial: Cheryl Edwards - Research and Assistance at Trial: Matt Craig
Represented a large equipment rental company in relation to a human rights complaint, obtaining a decision dismissing the complaint without a hearing - Counsel Gradin Tyler
Andrew Reynolds, Author, Mitigation of Damages Following Dismissal: New Instructions from the Court of Appeal. For the Ontario Bar Association Labour and Employment Law Newsletter.
Presenter, “OHS Due Diligence: The Essentials of Taking Reasonable Care as a Supervisor or Manager”, Bongarde Media, Webinar
Arbitrator dismisses grievances relating to a 10 day suspension, 20 day suspension and termination. Arbitrator concludes employee was appropriately suspended and then terminated for abusive behaviour, and that the discipline was unrelated to any marijuana addiction the employee may have had – Counsel Keith Murray