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WHO WE ARE

Cavalluzzo LLP is dedicated to advancing the causes of working people and social justice. We make complex issues understandable, work to ensure that simple matters stay that way and manage your costs effectively. Our lawyers specialize in union-side labour law, employment law, class actions, pensions and benefits, professional regulation, human rights, constitutional law, Indigenous rights and public interest advocacy. Whether in a labour arbitration or at the Supreme Court of Canada, we bring our collective expertise and commitment to excellence to bear on every case.

Resources

Event/1 November 2019

Stephen Moreau and Chris Perri Speak at 20th Annual Employment Law Summit

Stephen Moreau and Chris Perri speak at  the Law Society of Ontario's  20th Annual Employm...
News/27 November 2019

Public Meeting on the Basic Income Project Lawsuit with Stephen Moreau and Kaley Duff at the Brantford District Labour Centre on December 5, 2019

Stephen Moreau and Kaley Duff, who lead a class action lawsuit against the Ontario government over t...
Event/29 October 2019

Stephen Moreau Speaks at the Ontario Bar Association Conference on "Ending the Employment Relationship"

Stephen is speaking at the Ontario Bar Association on ensuring that the employment contract has appr...
News/29 November 2019

RECENT CHANGES TO THE CANADA LABOUR CODE

For an overview of recent amendments made by the Federal Government to the Canada Labour Code in Bil...
Blog/30 July 2019

Ontario Court of Appeal Defers to Union's Internal Democratic Channels

A unions' internal affairs are governed by its constitution. In Brown v. Hanley, the Ontario Court of Appeal addressed a novel claim by four members s...
Blog/30 July 2019

Ontario Court of Appeal Defers to Union's Internal Democratic Channels

A unions' internal affairs are governed by its constitution. In Brown v. Hanley, the Ontario Court of Appeal addressed a novel claim by four members s...
Blog/16 July 2019

Changes to Wage Earner Protection Program

In late 2018, the federal government introduced changes to the Wage Earner Protection Program ("the WEPP"). WHAT IS THE WEPP? The WEPP is a federal ...
Blog/20 June 2019

Termination Without Cause: An Overview

BACKGROUND The law allows your employer to terminate your employment without cause, meaning "for no reason." However, an employee who is terminated ...
News/29 November 2019

RECENT CHANGES TO THE CANADA LABOUR CODE

For an overview of recent amendments made by the Federal Government to the Canada Labour Code in Bill C-63 and Bill C-86, please click here. Read More
News/27 November 2019

Public Meeting on the Basic Income Project Lawsuit with Stephen Moreau and Kaley Duff at the Brantford District Labour Centre on December 5, 2019

Stephen Moreau and Kaley Duff, who lead a class action lawsuit against the Ontario government over the early cancellation of a pilot basic income proj... Read More
News/20 September 2019

Advocate Daily: "Be wary of termination agreements that limit entitlements"

Advocate  Daily:  "Be wary of termination agreements that limit entitlements" Read More
News/12 September 2019

Ryan White represents Foodsters United/ CUPW as hearings begin on the fight to unionize Foodora workers

On September 10, 2019 hearings on the application filed by Foodsters United and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers to unionize Foodora workers began... Read More
News/10 September 2019

Foodora Couriers Union Hearing

Foodora Couriers Union Hearing Read More
Event/Oct 24, 2019: 09:45 - Oct 17, 2019: 11:00

Sheilagh Turkington Speaks at Osgoode's Advanced Issues in Special Education Conference

Sheilagh Turkington is a faculty member at Osgoode Hall’s 14th Annual Program on Advanced Issues in Special Education conference.  She will...
Event/Oct 29, 2019: 10:30 - 11:45

Stephen Moreau Speaks at the Ontario Bar Association Conference on "Ending the Employment Relationship"

Stephen is speaking at the Ontario Bar Association on ensuring that the employment contract has appropriate and enforceable termination provisions, av...
Event/Nov 1, 2019: 14:30 - 15:10

Stephen Moreau and Chris Perri Speak at 20th Annual Employment Law Summit

Stephen Moreau and Chris Perri speak at  the Law Society of Ontario's  20th Annual Employment Law Summit.  They will be speaking on the...
Event/Oct 2, 2019: 09:00 - 16:00

Elichai Shaffir Speaks at Lancaster House Training Session on Handling Personal Health Information

Elichai Shaffir speaks at Lancaster  House's Skills Training Session:  "Handling Personal Health Information:  An In-Depth Training Ses...
Event/Jun 20, 2019: 00:00

Grassy Narrows River Run Action for Mercury Justice

On June 20, 2019, Grassy Narrows organized a River Run for justice – traveling more 1,700 km to Toronto to demand a Mercury Home and Treatment C...
Event/Jun 12, 2019: 09:58

Cavalluzzo Staff Members Celebrate Service Milestones at the Firm

Yesterday the Firm was proud to recognize the long service - 10, 15 and 35 - of  Marilyn Lidstone, Fernanda DaSilva, Liza Sardelis,  Melissa...
Case/13 March 2019

Cormier v. 1772887 Ontario Limited

In Cormier v. 1772887 Ontario Limited, Christopher Perri and Alex St. John represented Kelly Cormier in a wrongful dismissal action against a com...
Case/21 January 2019

McCrea v. Canada, 2019 FC 122 (CanLII)

McCrea v. Canada, 2019 FC 122 (CanLII)
Case/14 January 2019

The Guarantee Company of North America v. Royal Bank of Canada

Paul Cavalluzzo and Alex St. John acted for the Guarantee Company of North America in Guarantee Company of North America v. Royal Bank.
Case/10 January 2019

The Regional Municipality of Waterloo (Sunnyside Home) and Ontario Nurses' Association

Kate  Hughes and Tyler Boggs acted for the Ontario Nurses' Association in The Regional Municipality of Waterloo (Sunnyside Home) and Ontario...
Case/2 January 2019

Heller v. Uber Technologies

Cavalluzzo LLP acted for David Heller in Heller v. Uber Technologies.

Class Actions

Last Modified: 29 November 2019

Basic Income Class Action

If you were a recipient of the Ontario Basic Income, you might benefit from this Class Action. We encourage you to fill out the form found at the bott... Read More
Last Modified: 28 November 2019

Blyth Academy Class Action - See Below for Settlement News

If you work or worked at Blyth Academy teaching courses there, you might benefit from a class action against Blyth Academy and a recent settlement of ... Read More
Last Modified: 27 November 2019

Factual Television Class Action

Class action lawsuits are being contemplated against factual television producers.   If you work or worked for Cineflix, Insight Productions, Boa... Read More
Last Modified: 12 November 2019

Employment Insurance, Moms on Maternity Class Action / Assurance emploi - recours collectif

The class action alleges that the government and its EI Commission refused to recognize those sickness leave claims and negligently advised claimants ... Read More

Practice Areas

Our practice is varied – encompassing labour, public, pension, administrative, Charter, civil and employment law, as well as professional regulation – but our dedication to superior advocacy is constant. We represent trade unions, professionals and professional associations, non-unionized employees, multi-employer pension and benefit plans, and other organizations and individuals, in both the public and private sector, assisting them with day-to-day legal problems as well as long-term legal and policy strategies.

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