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Nick is an Associate in the firm’s Labour & Employment Group. Nick assists both employer and employee clients with all manner of workplace issues, including wrongful dismissal claims, human rights matters, employment standards, contract and policy formation, and collective bargaining.
Prior to joining Ross & McBride, Nick articled at a leading labour and employment law firm in Toronto, where he was responsible for a wide variety of civil litigation matters and legal research.
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
, 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.
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.
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.
Lay-offs during COVID-19
May 07, 2020
Can employers temporarily lay off employees during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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.