Frank practices labour and employment and education law. He provides representation and strategic advice in all labour and employment matters including labour arbitration (rights and interest arbitration), Labour Relations Board, human rights, collective bargaining, executive employment issues, wrongful dismissal, employment standards, workers' compensation and occupational health and safety proceedings. He advises education institutions on a broad range of issues including student discipline, professional discipline, academic tenure and promotion, codes of conduct and behaviour, and related policies and procedures. Frank advises unionized and non-unionized employers on all aspects of the employment relationship, including pre-employment testing and inquires, drug and alcohol testing, harassment investigations, disability and family status accommodation, discipline, termination and post-employment obligations including non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality.
Frank has appeared as counsel before all Alberta and Federal Courts and has represented clients in numerous labour arbitrations (under provincial legislation and Canada Labour Code) and before the Alberta Labour Relations Board, the Canada Industrial Relations Board, Human Rights Tribunals (provincial and federal), Canada Labour Code Adjudicators (unjust dismissals), Employment Standards Umpires, Appeals Commission for Alberta Workers' Compensation, Unemployment Insurance Umpires, and the Occupational Health and Safety Council Appeal Division.
Frank is a contributing author to "Remedies In Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law" (Carswell). He is a frequent speaker and commentator, having contributed various articles for the Calgary Labour Arbitration Conference and given numerous presentations at other conferences, seminars and workshops.