Construction Labour Relations Speaker Don Eady

Donald k. Eady

Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP

Don Eady practices union-side labour law, employment law, administrative law and government relations. He has considerable experience in all aspects of labour relations, occupational health and safety and workers' compensation. Mr. Eady has acted as counsel to trade unions with particular emphasis on internal union disputes, picketing and strike-related legal matters, union certifications, successor rights and grievance arbitration. Mr. Eady has appeared before numerous administrative tribunals and trial and appellate courts in the Province of Ontario.

In 1993 Mr. Eady was Special Assistant to the Ontario Ministry of Labour. He was involved in the development of the Crown Employees Collective Bargaining Act, as well as amendments to the Labour Relations Act, the Workers' Compensation Act and regulations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Along with Ian Roland and Robert Centa, Mr. Eady was counsel to the Ontario Public Service Employees Union with respect to the Walkerton inquiry.

Mr. Eady has been invited to speak at various conferences on issues ranging from picketing injunctions, internal union matters, human rights in the arbitration process, innocent absenteeism, and the right to refuse unsafe work.

Mr. Eady is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers.