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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/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...
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...
Event/24 October 2019

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 Issu...
Event/2 October 2019

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 ...
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/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/29 August 2019

Advocate Daily: "OCA Affirms Notice Period Exceptions Granted in Rare Cases"

Advocate Daily: "OCA Affirms Notice Period Exceptions Granted in Rare Cases" Read More
News/25 July 2019

ONA Successfully Challenges Arbitration Decision in Divisional Court

In ONA v Cambridge Memorial Hospital and Arbitrator Dana Randall, the Divisional Court set aside an arbitration award involving a nurse suffering subs... Read More
News/21 June 2019

Divisional Court Quashes York University Decision to Discipline Striking Students

In Ball v Audette, the Divisional Court quashed disciplinary measures taken by York University against members of its graduate student bargaining unit... 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: 12 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

Blyth Academy Class Action - See Below for Settlement News

If you work or worked at Blyth Academy teaching courses there, you might benefit from the Class Action.  We encourage you to fill out the form fo... 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
Last Modified: 30 August 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

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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