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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/21 May 2020

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 ...
News/19 May 2020

Kate Hughes and Tyler Boggs Present Final Arguments in McWilliam v Toronto Police Services Board

On May 7, 2020, Kate Hughes and Tyler Boggs presented final arguments in the case of McWilliam v Tor...
In the News/27 April 2020

Cavalluzzo Obtains Interim Order against Long Term Care Homes

A team of Cavalluzzo lawyers filed an urgent injunction with the Superior Court requesting an interi...
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 l...
Blog/19 December 2019

Be wary of termination agreements that limit entitlements

People should always seek legal advice if they are asked to sign a termination agreement upon being hired since these contracts invariably favour the ...
Blog/19 December 2019

Be wary of termination agreements that limit entitlements

People should always seek legal advice if they are asked to sign a termination agreement upon being hired since these contracts invariably favour the ...
Blog/7 August 2019

OCA affirms notice period exceptions granted in rare cases

Even though the Ontario Court of Appeal recently reduced a senior employee’s termination notice entitlements to 24 months from 30 — despit...
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...
News/19 May 2020

Kate Hughes and Tyler Boggs Present Final Arguments in McWilliam v Toronto Police Services Board

On May 7, 2020, Kate Hughes and Tyler Boggs presented final arguments in the case of McWilliam v Toronto Police Services Board. The case, which involv... Read More
In the News/27 April 2020

Cavalluzzo Obtains Interim Order against Long Term Care Homes

A team of Cavalluzzo lawyers filed an urgent injunction with the Superior Court requesting an interim order requiring four LTC homes to comply with Di... Read More
News/31 March 2020

Foodora Couriers Win Right to Join Union

Foodora Couriers win Right to Join Union in Historic Precedent for Gig Economy Workers   Read More
News/18 March 2020

Firm Operations in Light of COVID-19

Cavalluzzo LLP is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and following the recommendations of the local, provincial and federal public health autho... Read More
In the News/5 March 2020

Court Approves Blyth Academy Class Action Settlement

On March 3, 2020, the Superior Court approved a settlement reached settling the Blyth Academy Action.  This significant achievement and result re... Read More
In the News/12 February 2020

Canadian Lawyer Names Cavalluzzo as one of Canada's Top 5 Union Side Labour and Employment Boutiques

Cavalluzzo has been named by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of the country’s top 5 Labour and Employment Boutiques – Labour Side. &n... Read More
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...
Event/Nov 15, 2019: 09:00 - 18:00

Patricia D'Heureux Teaches at ETFO Professional Boundaries Course

Patricia D'Heureux teaches at ETFO's Professional Boundaries course.  This course provides advice and assistance to members in the management of ...
Event/Feb 29, 2020: 11:30 - 12:30

Patricia D'Heureux Speaks at Osgoode Certificate in Human Rights for Education Professionals

Patricia D'Heureux Speaks at Osgoode Certificate in Human Rights for Education Professionals Conference.  She will be speaking about the issue of...
Event/Apr 8, 2020: 10:00 - 10:45

Aminah Hanif Speaks on Unions and the Gig Economy at OBS's Current Issues in Labour Law

Aminah Hanif Speaks at the Ontario Bar Association’s Current Issues in Labour Law Conference.  She will be speaking on a panel discussing o...
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...
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...

Class Actions

Last Modified: 28 April 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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