Patricia was an associate with Golden & Company prior to joining our firm in 2002. Patricia’s practice focuses on labour relations in both the federal and provincial jurisdictions. She has extensive experience providing representation to workers in the broadcast media industry, as well as to teachers, in particular in assisting those who are facing allegations of misconduct.
Patricia represents unions before boards of arbitration and on labour board matters, including bargaining rights issues, unfair labour practice and duty of fair representation. Patricia has also represented unions on judicial review and injunction applications before both Federal and Ontario courts.
Patricia also provides legal advice to unions on matters such as bargaining, strike related issues, discrimination, harassment, disability, and general collective agreement enforcement. She has advised unions on organizing and has conducted organizing workshops with union members.
Patricia has a strong interest in equality and workplace justice, and the ability of labour and employment law to further these objectives. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers. Patricia is a past chair of the Board of Directors of Jessie’s Centre for Teenagers in Toronto and is a continued supporter of that organization.