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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.

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In the News/3 July 2020

Landmark Pay Equity Win for the Association of Ontario Midwives

In landmark legal decisions in 2018 (Liability Decision) and 2020  (Remedy Decision),...
Case/3 July 2020

Ontario v. Association of Ontario Midwives - Divisonal Court Ruling

Midwives Divisional Court Ruling
Case/13 July 2020

Foodora Inc.

On July 8, 2020, Cavalluzzo LLP (“Cavalluzzo”) was appointed as Representative Counsel o...
News/3 July 2020

Tyler Boggs Quoted in Toronto Star Article: “Human Rights Ruling Finds Sexual Harassment Common Among Toronto Police”

Tyler Boggs was recently quoted in the Toronto Star article titled “ Human Rights Ruling Finds...
Blog/15 July 2020

$85,000 Awarded to Victim of Workplace Sexual Harassment

McWilliam v Toronto Police Services Board and Angelo Costa On June 30, 2020, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “Tribunal”) release...
Blog/15 July 2020

$85,000 Awarded to Victim of Workplace Sexual Harassment

McWilliam v Toronto Police Services Board and Angelo Costa On June 30, 2020, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “Tribunal”) release...
Blog/2 July 2020

Heller v Uber Technologies Inc: Supreme Court of Canada Finds Mandatory Arbitration Clause Unconscionable

The Supreme Court recently released its reasons in the much anticipated Uber case. In this landmark ruling, the Supreme Court ruled in an 8-...
Blog/24 June 2020

Termination Clauses Lose Again

Many employment contracts contain language that specifies what the employer must pay an employee when they end the employee’s employment.  ...
News/3 July 2020

Tyler Boggs Quoted in Toronto Star Article: “Human Rights Ruling Finds Sexual Harassment Common Among Toronto Police”

Tyler Boggs was recently quoted in the Toronto Star article titled “ Human Rights Ruling Finds Sexual Harassment Common Among Toronto Police.&nb... Read More
In the News/3 July 2020

Landmark Pay Equity Win for the Association of Ontario Midwives

In landmark legal decisions in 2018 (Liability Decision) and 2020  (Remedy Decision), the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) ... Read More
News/17 June 2020

Cavalluzzo Lawyers Present at Six-Minute Labour Conference

Danielle Bisnar, Adrienne Telford and Ryan White present at the Law Society of Ontario’s Six-Minute Labour Law Conference, available as a on-dem... Read More
News/11 June 2020

Cavalluzzo Lawyers’ at Forefront of Advocacy for Women’s Pay Equity in Nursing Homes

Cavalluzzo lawyers’ at the forefront of advocacy for women’s pay equity in nursing homes as highlighted in the Globe and Mail, June 11, 20... Read More
News/9 June 2020

Anti-Black Racism and Systemic Discrimination Must End

Since George Floyd was killed by police officers in Minneapolis in late May of this year and the video recording of this incident became public, we ha... Read More
News/3 June 2020

Cynthia Crysler Joins Firm as Head of Pensions and Benefits Practice

Cavalluzzo LLP is thrilled that Cynthia Crysler has joined the Firm as a Partner. Cynthia will lead the Firm’s Pensions and Benefits Practice.&n... Read More
Event/Jun 25, 2020

Phil Abbink Speaks at Osgoode's "LTC and Retirement Homes in the Midst of a Pandemic"

Phil Abbink speaks at Osgoode's" LTC and Retirement Homes in the Midst of a Pandemic".  He will discuss  the many challenges faced by LTC an...
Event/May 21, 2020

Patricia D'Heureux Teaches at ETFO Course: "Professional Boundaries in the World of Distance Learning"

Patricia D'Heureux Teaches at ETFO Course:  "Professional Boundaries in the World of Distance Learning".  Patricia’s presentation focu...
Event/May 26, 2020

Patricia D'Heureux speaks at Osgoode Certificate in Human Rights Theory and Practice Conference

Patricia D'Heureux speaks at Osgoode's Certificate in Human Rights Theory and Practice Conference.  Patricia spoke on the issue of competing huma...
Event/May 21, 2020: 11:00 - 12:00

Jan Borowy participates in OBA's Webinar: "Long-Term Care: Legal Concerns of Residents, Staff and Homes Health Law"

Jan Borowy participates in OBA's Webinar:  "Long-Term Care: Legal Concerns of Residents, Staff and Homes".  This panel will discuss the curr...
Event/Apr 14, 2020

Tyler Boggs Speaks at Infonex’s 25th Annual Conference on Professional Regulation and Discipline (Postponed)

Tyler Boggs speaks at Infonex’s 25th Annual Conference on Professional Regulation and Discipline.   He will be presenting on the Duty ...
Event/Apr 1, 2020

Jeff Andrew Speaks at Lancaster House Human Rights Human Rights and Accommodation Conference (Postponed)

Jeff Andrew speaks at Lancaster House’s Human Rights and Accommodation Conference.  He will be participating in a panel called:  &ldqu...
Commentary/29 June 2020

"Unions Provide Essential Protection During Difficult Times"

 In today's Legal Matters' commentary, "Unions Provide Essential Protection During Difficult Times", Jeff Andrew discusses ways in which several ... Read More
Commentary/1 May 2020

"Dealing with the Employment Fallout from Coronavirus Shutdowns"

In today's Legal Matters' Commentary, "Dealing with the employment fallout from Coronavirus shutdown", Jeff Andrew discusses how the unparalleled fall... Read More
/31 March 2020

COVID-19 - Employment and Benefit Rights

We have prepared a list of frequently asked questions about your workplace rights and COVID-19 which can be accessed HERE. These are challenging ... Read More
/10 December 2019

Recent Changes to the Canada Labour Code - Bill C-86 and Bill C-63

Recent Changes to the Canada Labour Code - Bill C-86 and Bill C-63 Read More
Case/13 July 2020

Foodora Inc.

On July 8, 2020, Cavalluzzo LLP (“Cavalluzzo”) was appointed as Representative Counsel of all individuals who were contracted by Foodora I...
Case/3 July 2020

Ontario v. Association of Ontario Midwives - Divisonal Court Ruling

Midwives Divisional Court Ruling
Case/24 April 2020

Superior Court Judgment - ONA v Eatonville and Henley

A team of Cavalluzzo lawyers obtained an interlocutory injunction on behalf of ONA requiring four long-term care facilities to comply with government...

Class Actions

Last Modified: 16 June 2020

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: 27 March 2020

Blyth Academy Class Action - See Below for Settlement News

Notice of Class Action Settlement Have you ever taught a course at a Blyth Academy Ontario campus? If so, you might benefit from a Court-approved clas... Read More
Last Modified: 24 February 2020

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: 13 January 2020

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

The class action alleged 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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