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

News/12 July 2021

"Misguided Ruling on IDEL Muddies the Judicial Waters"

In today's Legal Matters Canada commentary, Stephen Moreau points out the faults in a recent ruling ...
Event/29 June 2021

Jan Borowy Guest Speaks at Berkeley Law Centre

Jan Borowy was a guest speaker at Berkeley Law Centre and spoke on the Panel: “Using Labour’s Power ...
News/29 June 2021

Danielle Bisnar, Jan Borowy and Cynthia Crysler Published in Employment and Labour Law Reporter

The article focusses on a significant Supreme Court of Canada case (Fraser v Attorney General) relea...
News/25 June 2021

Cavalluzzo Grieves Unmarked Graves Found by Cowessess First Nation

Cavalluzzo Grieves the Unmarked Graves Found by Cowessess First Nation
Features/14 July 2021

Reflections: Labour, Human and Civil Rights

Rosemary Brown: A provincial politician dedicated to advocating against racism and sexism

Cynthia Crysler writes about the Rosemary Brown: the first Black woman to be elected to a provincial legislature across Canada, almost 50 years ago, a...
Features/14 July 2021

Reflections: Labour, Human and Civil Rights

Rosemary Brown: A provincial politician dedicated to advocating against racism and sexism

Cynthia Crysler writes about the Rosemary Brown: the first Black woman to be elected to a provincial legislature across Canada, almost 50 years ago, a...
Features/8 June 2021

Reflections: Labour, Human and Civil Rights

"We Demand": Marking the 50th anniversary of Canada's First Gay Rights Demonstration

Sheilagh Turkington writes about the 50th anniversary of Canada's first gay rights demonstration in Ottawa.
Blog/26 May 2021

Unpaid Training

When is it legal and when is it illegal?

This blog post sets out employees’ legal rights regarding training on the job.
News/12 July 2021

"Misguided Ruling on IDEL Muddies the Judicial Waters"

Stephen Moreau points out the faults in a recent ruling on IDEL regulations

In today's Legal Matters Canada commentary, Stephen Moreau points out the faults in a recent ruling on IDEL regulations. Read More
News/29 June 2021

Danielle Bisnar, Jan Borowy and Cynthia Crysler Published in Employment and Labour Law Reporter

Published Article Focuses on the Important Advances on Issues for Gender Equality and Pensions

The article focusses on a significant Supreme Court of Canada case (Fraser v Attorney General) released recently which has advanced equality law for w... Read More
News/25 June 2021

Cavalluzzo Grieves Unmarked Graves Found by Cowessess First Nation

Cavalluzzo Grieves the Unmarked Graves Found by Cowessess First Nation Read More
News/25 June 2021

Ryan White Quoted in Article Published in the Toronto Star

Article Focuses on New Provincial Committee Set to Examine the Future of Work

Ryan White quoted in Toronto Star article focusing on the provincial committee who is set to examine the future of work. Read More
News/21 June 2021

Cavalluzzo Statement in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples

Cavalluzzo Statement in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples Read More
News/8 June 2021

Cavalluzzo LLP Grieves for the Afzaal Family and the Muslim Community

Cavalluzzo stands with all those affected by the targeted killing of the Afzaal family, in particular the Muslim community. Read More
Event/Jun 29, 2021

Jan Borowy Guest Speaks at Berkeley Law Centre

Panel: “Using Labour’s Power and Worker Voice to Close the Pay Gap”

Jan Borowy was a guest speaker at Berkeley Law Centre and spoke on the Panel: “Using Labour’s Power and Worker Voice to Close the Pay Gap”
Event/Jun 11, 2021

Adrienne Telford Speaks at 2021 CALL Conference

Adrienne Telford discusses pay equity and age discrimination at the 2021 CALL Conference, reviewing recent legislation, providing a legal overview and...
Event/Jun 11, 2021

Ryan White Speaks at 2021 CALL Conference

Ryan White participates in panel "The Gig is Up:  Precarious Workers from Organizing within the Law, to Changes to the Law" at the 2021 CALL Conf...
Event/Jun 3, 2021

Danielle Bisnar Speaks at 2021 CALL Conference

Danielle Bisnar participates in panel "Whatever Happened to Freedom of Association:  Wage Restraint in the Last Year" at the 2021 CALL Conference...
Event/Jun 3, 2021

Cynthia Crysler Speaks at 2021 CALL Conference

Cynthia Crysler participates in panel "ABC of Pensions" at the 2021 CALL Conference.  This panel will cover key concepts in pension law from...
Event/May 12, 2021

Patricia D'Heureux Speaks at Osgoode Conference on Human Resources Law for Education Professionals

Patricia D’Heureux speaks at Human Resources Law for Education Professionals conference discussing the topic of “Misconduct, Off-Duty Conduct, Board I...
Publication/6 October 2020

Analysis of Bill 195

Just posted to our publications page is an analysis of the impact on the collectively bargained rights of employees of Ontario’s Bill 195 "Reope... Read More
Publication/28 July 2020

RCMP Must Acknowledge the Force's Underpinnings

Policy Options Article `RCMP Must Acknowledge the Force's Racist Underpinnings` discusses the racist stereotypes and beliefs that were embedded into t... Read More
Publication/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
Publication/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
Publication/9 October 2018

OBA - Assessing Random Drug and Alcohol Policies

Assessing Random Drug and Alcohol Policies 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: 19 July 2021

Enbridge Pension Plan Class Action

The class action alleges that Enbridge was required to give its employees “credited service” when its employees take a maternity or parent... Read More
Last Modified: 5 July 2021

Insight Class Action

This class action is against the Insight group of companies, and the class of people covered by the class action are those who worked in production, p... Read More
Last Modified: 25 June 2021

Cineflix Class Action

If you work or worked at Cineflix as an employee or through your own corporation ("independent contractor") in a production-type role, you might benef... Read More
Last Modified: 20 May 2021

Blyth Academy Class Action

CASE SETTLED – MATTER COMPLETED In October 2017, Cavalluzzo LLP launched a class action against Blyth Academy on behalf of its teachers. The cla... 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.

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