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/11 June 2021

Adrienne Telford Speaks at 2021 CALL Conference

Adrienne Telford discusses pay equity and age discrimination at the 2021 CALL Conference, reviewing ...
News/8 June 2021

"Why it’s Time to Reflect on Crown Liability and Proceedings Act"

In today's edition of The Lawyer's Daily, Stephen Moreau and Lara Koerner-Yeo discuss the impact of ...
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 particula...
Event/11 June 2021

Ryan White Speaks at 2021 CALL Conference

Ryan White participates in panel "The Gig is Up:  Precarious Workers from Organizing within the...
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.
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.
Features/19 May 2021

Reflections: Labour, Human and Civil Rights

Labouring within and against racism: Reflecting on early 20th century Chinese Canadian workers’ labour organizing to fight racism and unfair working conditions

Lauren Sheffield reflects on early 20th century Chinese Canadian workers’ labour organizing to fight racism and unfair working conditions.
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
News/8 June 2021

"Why it’s Time to Reflect on Crown Liability and Proceedings Act"

In today's edition of The Lawyer's Daily, Stephen Moreau and Lara Koerner-Yeo discuss the impact of the Crown Liability and Proceedings Act two years ... Read More
News/31 May 2021

Every Child Matters

Our heart goes out to the families of these children, their ancestors, and the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nations. Read More
News/18 May 2021

"Employers need to educate themselves on work tracking apps"

Jeff Andrew discusses the use and role of tracking apps in the workplace. He explains that if employers are introducing technology such as tracking ap... Read More
News/20 April 2021

Multi-Employer Target Benefit Plans: The Funding And Governance Connection

Cynthia Crysler Contributes to April Issue of Benefits and Pensions Monitor

Cynthia Crysler contributes to Benefits and Pensions Monitor with a comprehensive explanation of multi-employer target benefit pension plans (MEPPs) a... Read More
News/20 April 2021

"The Pandemic is Now Reflected in Severances, Notice Periods"

In today's Legal Matters commentary, Stephen Moreau discusses a recent Queen’s Bench of Alberta judgment. This decisions indicates that eco... Read More
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...
Event/Apr 29, 2021

Danielle Bisnar Speaks at Administrative Tribunal Advocacy Plenary Session

Danielle Bisnar speaks at Administrative Tribunal Advocacy Plenary session sponsored by the Advocate Society. Danielle is participating in a panel dis...
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: 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
Last Modified: 18 February 2021

CTS of Canada Class Action

Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement A settlement agreement has been reached between CTS and the Representative Plaintiffs, Claudette Wood, John... Read More
Last Modified: 11 December 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: 3 December 2020

RBC Dominion Securities Vacation and Holiday Pay Class Action

The law firms Cavalluzzo LLP, Roy O’Connor LLP and Whitten and Lublin LLP have commenced a proposed class action against the Royal Bank of Canad... 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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