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Nick works with both employer and employee clients to find practical solutions to all manner of workplace issues. Nick's areas of expertise include severance package negotiations, wrongful dismissal claims, human rights and workplace discrimination matters, employment standards disputes, health and safety reprisals, duty of fair representation complaints, and judicial reviews.
During his time with Ross & McBride LLP, Nick regularly appears as counsel before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and the Divisional Court.
Nick completed his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History at Queen’s University and his Juris Doctor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. During law school, Nick served as Editor-in-Chief of Ultra Vires, the Faculty’s independent student newspaper, and as co-executive of the Labour & Employment Law Society. He was also a student caseworker at Downtown Legal Services, the Faculty’s community legal clinic, where he assisted individuals with their employment and residential tenancy issues. Prior to joining Ross & McBride, Nick articled at a leading labour and employment law firm in Toronto.
In his spare time, Nick enjoys golfing, cycling, country drives, and exploring new places. He has previously lived and attended school in Switzerland, England, and Scotland.
Areas of Law
• Employment Law
• Human Rights Law
• Administrative Law
• Occupational Health and Safety
• Labour Law (Union-Side)
Q: How fast do I need to act if I want to sue my employer?
Aug 18, 2023
There are many possible claims you can have against your employer and several different places you can make your claim.
Can I sue if I am being harassed at work?
Dec 26, 2022
Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act requires employers to have policies addressing workplace violence and harassment. Employees can report harassment to their employer, and an employer who becomes aware of violence or harassment has an obligation to act, even if there is no formal complaint.
Legal Matters: Can unionized workers sue their employer?
Nov 14, 2022
Unionized employees are largely shut out of the courts and must seek recourse for workplace wrongs through their union, which is the gatekeeper of the grievance process.
Lemire v. Burley, 2021 ONSC 5036
Jul 26, 2021
We were retained by the client after he had been sued for defamation by a City of Hamilton IT staffer who had publicly known connections to hate groups and white supremacist movements.