Rob's practice focuses on management-side labour and employment law. He advises on labour and employment aspects of commercial transactions and day-to-day labour and employment issues. His work includes labour and employment litigation, arbitrations, human rights, employment standards (including director and officer liability issues), collective bargaining and workers compensation.
Experience — - Providing advice on significant downsizings, plant closures, and reorganizations
Negotiations of employment contracts, stock option plans, and change of control agreements with senior executives
Providing advice to Boards on compensation and director liability issues
Conducting investigations of harassment and defending employers in respect of harassment claims
Acting as chief spokesperson for the employer on both first collective agreements and renewals
Successfully negotiating collective agreements for a wide variety of employers in both British Columbia and Alberta, including employers in the forestry, construction, transportation, service, financial and food industries
Providing advice on share and asset deals in the forestry, mining, manufacturing, financial and service industries