Selected articles and conference presentations.

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Procedurally Fair Administrative Tribunals: The Law Firm Model, 18th Advanced Administrative Law & Practice, The Canadian Institute, October 23-24, 2018
Procedural Fairness and the Drafting of Reasons, 17th Advanced Administrative Law & Practice, The Canadian Institute, October 24-25, 2017
The Importance of Process for Parties, Tribunals and Courts, The Six-Minute Labour Lawyer 2017, Law Society of Upper Canada, June 20, 2017
“Duties Administrative Tribunals Owe All Parties”, (2017) 30 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 247
Panel: Ethical Issues in Everyday Practice, CBA Annual Administrative Law, Labour and Employment Law Conference, November 18 & 19, 2016
Duties Administrative Tribunals Owe All Parties, Advanced Administrative Law and Practice, The Canadian Institute, October 25-26, 2016
Federal Labour Law 2016: Back to the Future, The Six-Minute Labour Lawyer 2016, Law Society of Upper Canada, May 26, 2016.
[Topics: Bill C-4 reinstates card-based certification; awarding legal costs; religious exemptions; First Nations' jurisdiction; harassment and reprisal complaints]
Federal Labour Law 2015: 7 Critical Changes, The Six-Minute Labour Lawyer 2015, Law Society of Upper Canada, June 5, 2015.
[Topics: Interpreting bilingual legislation; mandatory certification votes (Bill C-525); ATSSC; Part II changes: new definition of “danger” and obligatory written reports; Part III Unjust dismissal and “without cause” terminations]
2014 Canadian Labour Board Law Conference, Lancaster House, October 22-23, 2014 (Member: Conference Advisory Committee).
Labour Boards and Self-Represented Litigants, Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers, CALL/ACAMS 2014 Conference, June 12-15, 2014.
[Topics: The duties tribunals and lawyers owe self-represented litigants; CIRB initiatives for improving access to justice]
Important Legislative Changes Impacting the Canada Industrial Relations Board, The Six-Minute Labour Lawyer 2014, Law Society of Upper Canada, June 6, 2014.
Pleading Before the Canada Industrial Relations Board, Practice Makes Perfect: Becoming a Better Labour Advocate, Ontario Bar Association, March 24, 2014.
[Topics: Oral hearings not required; prima facie test for DFR cases; 90-day time limits; bargaining unit reviews; first contract arbitration; reconsideration of recent decisions]
CIRB v. OLRB: Differing Approaches to Collective Bargaining, Similar Approaches to Practice, The Six-Minute Labour Lawyer 2013, Law Society of Upper Canada, June 13, 2013.
[Topics: Bargaining agents’ and employees’ protections following certification; first collective agreements]
Ontario Labour Relations Board v. Canada Industrial Relations Board: Three MORE key differences, The Six-Minute Labour Lawyer 2012, Law Society of Upper Canada, June 12, 2012.
[Topics: Constitutional jurisdiction; reconsideration of recent decisions; who is an “employee”?; appropriate bargaining units]
Snakes and Ladders: Navigating the maze of boards, tribunals and courts, 2012 1st Annual Labour Law Conference (Ottawa), Lancaster House, April 11-12, 2012.
Challenges to Board Decisions: You've lost at the labour board; what is your next step? 2011 Canadian Labour Board Law Conference, Lancaster House, October 18-19, 2011.
Ontario Labour Relations Board v. Canada Industrial Relations Board: Three Key Differences, The Six-Minute Labour Lawyer 2011, Law Society of Upper Canada, June 15, 2011.
[Topics: Jurisdictional differences; certification: continuing jurisdiction over bargaining unit descriptions; requirement to hold oral hearings]
Innovative Strategies for Resolving Cases: Are Tribunals Falling Behind? The Six-Minute Administrative Law Lawyer 2011, Law Society of Upper Canada, February 23, 2011.
What Labour Boards Want from Counsel and What Counsel Want from Labour Boards, 2010 Canadian Labour Board Law Conference, Lancaster House, October 19-20, 2010.
Canada Industrial Relations Board: 10 Key Points, The Six-Minute Labour Lawyer 2010, Law Society of Upper Canada, June 15, 2010.
Efficient Administrative Tribunals: Why Insist on a Cadillac when a Smart Car will do? 9th Annual Advanced Administrative Law & Practice, The Canadian Institute, October 28-29, 2009.
Workshop: Ensuring an Effective Hearing (Workshop Leader), 2009 Canadian Labour Board Law Conference, Lancaster House, October 21, 2009.
Labour Boards' Use of Mediation-Arbitration Procedures, Advanced Administrative Law & Practice, The Canadian Institute, October 28-29, 2008.
Canada Industrial Relations Board: The Process Is the Message, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, 2007 Industrial Relations Conference, September 12-14, 2007.
The CIRB’s Impact on Collective Bargaining, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, 2005 Industrial Relations Conference, September 14-16, 2005.
Canada Industrial Relations Board: Recent Key Decisions, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, 2003 Industrial Relations Conference, September 11, 2003.
“Trends at the Canada Industrial Relations Board” (2002), 9 C.L.E.L.J. 239.