Landon Young - Stringer LLP

Landon Young

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016

Landon is the Managing Partner of Stringer LLP, a management side employment and labour law boutique based in Toronto, Canada.  He has practiced exclusively in the area of labour and employment law since his call to the bar in 1996.  Prior to joining our firm in 2005, he practiced with a large national law firm.

Landon’s experience includes representing clients on a wide range of labour and employment matters including employment litigation before all levels of the courts, Labour Board matters, human rights complaints, restructurings and arbitrations. 

He works with clients across Canada in both the private and public sectors in a variety of industries including information technology, manufacturing, entertainment and the arts, medical sciences and professional services. 

Representative Cases

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 1819 v. Harrison Glass & Mirror Co. Ltd., 2009 CanLII 45779 (ON LRB): Successfully defended union application seeking to have employer declared a successor employer and bound by a collective agreement.

Commissionaires (Great Lakes) v. Dawson, 2011 FC 717 (CanLII) (Federal Court of Canada): Application for judicial review to the Federal Court granted so that employee was declared to fall under provincial jurisdiction, thereby voiding a decision of a federally appointed adjudicator.

Children's Aid Society of Toronto v. C.U.P.E., Local 2316, 2011 CarswellOnt 15244 (Ont. Arb.): Union grievance respecting a termination for just cause for poor performance dismissed.

Torres v. Navistar Canada, Inc., 2013 ONSC 4015 (CanLII) (Ont. Superior Court): Civil action from unionized employee dismissed on the basis that a labour arbitrator under the collective agreement had sole jurisdiction even though the collective agreement had expired at the time the action was commenced. 

Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario, Local 2486 v RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust
, 2015 CanLII 1236 (ON LRB): Although union obtained a successor employer pursuant to a sale of a mall, the union’s bargaining rights were limited to the entities that actually owned the mall thereby insulating the holding company and parent company from the union’s bargaining rights. 

Acklands-Grainger Inc. v. Wesco Distribution Canada LP et al.
, 2015 NBQB 241 (N.B.): Successfully defended application for injunction where a former employer tried to restrain is former employees from working for new employer.

 Bassis v. Commissionaires Great Lakes, 2016 HRTO 78 (CanLII): Human rights application deferred pending outcome of union grievance also alleging violation of the Human Rights Code. 


University of WaterlooBA 1991McGill UniversityLL.B 1994
WorklawCanadian Bar AssociationHRPA

Office Location

390 Bay Street, Suite 800
Toronto, ON M5H 2Y2

Practice Areas

Labour and Employment Law