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
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