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Cavalluzzo LLP

Employment

4 ranked lawyersBand 1OntarioCanada 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Acclaimed firm regarded as a leader in union-side representation. Advises professional associations and non-unionised employees from sectors such as healthcare, construction and education as well as federally regulated industries. Expertise covers a wide range of labour and employment matters including collective bargaining, wrongful dismissals, class actions, grievances and civil liberties. Recognised for its robust pensions practice and leading expertise in occupational health and safety and workers' compensation issues. Also has significant international capabilities.

Notable practitioners

Bernie Hanson is best known for his strengths in union-side representation in labour arbitrations in both the public and private sectors. He is especially well versed in the education sector, where his work includes advising teacher federations on collective agreements.

David Bloom possesses strong experience representing public sector unions in arbitrations and agreement advice. He is particularly skilled in education law matters. His further areas of expertise include human rights and collective agreement rights.

Kate Hughes represents a variety of employees in the healthcare, education and engineering sectors in workplace disputes. Her experience includes acting on a range of human rights matters, pay equity and judicial reviews before tribunals and labour boards.

Paul Cavalluzzo boasts a formidable track record in labour law alongside his strengths in administrative law. He has appeared before the Ontario courts and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as acting before a series of labour tribunals.

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Ontario

Employment & Labour: Labour for Unions


Bernie Hanson
Band 2
David Bloom
Band 3
Kate Hughes
Band 3
Paul J J Cavalluzzo
Senior Statespeople