Labour Law

Johnstone & Cowling LLP’s lawyers provide advice to, and advocacy on behalf of, employers in a range of labour law matters including:


  • collective bargaining
  • certification applications
  • union organizing drives
  • grievances and arbitrations
  • discipline and discharge matters
  • workplace investigations
  • questions of constitutional jurisdiction
  • construction industry labour relations matters


We have appeared before labour arbitrators, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Divisional Court and all levels of appellate court in both Ontario and the federal jurisdiction.


We advise clients across a range of sectors including the broader public sector, health care, retail, energy, manufacturing, and construction.