Our Recent Works page is designed to provide a quick overview of the types of transactions and issues that have recently been handled by lawyers at Mathews Dinsdale. Clicking on a lawyer’s name will link directly to their biography, allowing you to get a more complete picture of his or her practice.
Elizabeth Keenan, Kyle MacIsaac, Andrew Reynolds and Gradin Tyler presented a webinar entitled Labour Pains: A Cross-Canada Update on New and Developing Issues in Labour Law. Archived video available here.
Successfully represented installer at construction project on all charges under Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act pertaining to electrical contact by elevated work platform at project. All charges dismissed after trial, successful argument that all charges ought to be dismissed for delay contrary to section 11 (b) of Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Counsel at trial: Cheryl Edwards
Counsel at arbitration for a poultry processor, resulting in dismissal of a grievance - Counsel Gradin Tyler
Chief spokesperson for a food manufacturer in collective bargaining and mediation, resulting in a lengthy renewal of a collective agreement
- Counsel Gradin Tyler
Acted for a janitorial service provider in union certification proceedings, successfully having application dismissed as unlawful - Counsel Gradin Tyler
Chief spokesperson for a health care services provider in bargaining, successfully negotiating a first collective agreement - Counsel Gradin Tyler
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
Loretta Bouwmeester, Tara Erskine and Andrew Reynolds presented a webinar entitled Marijuana & Workplace Safety – What’s an Employer to Do? Medical and Legal Issues with Marijuana Legalization. View Archived Video.
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.