Every case is important to us.
Whether we are arguing an appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada, presenting a grievance before an arbitrator, or negotiating an individual contract or a collective agreement, we go to bat for our clients and we get results.
Some of our notable cases can be found using the search tools below.
May 25, 1995
The Supreme Court of Canada holds that sexual orientation is an analogous ground of discrimination under the equality rights provision of the Charter.
September 24, 1994
Supreme Court of Canada considers a union’s role in the duty to accommodate in the workplace.
March 25, 1994
Peter Engelmann helped convince the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal and the Federal Court that employers have a duty to accommodate persons who are HIV+.
June 27, 1991
Supreme Court of Canada holds that the mandatory check off of union dues does not violate the Charter.
February 02, 1989
Andrews was the first case in which the Supreme Court of Canada interpreted the equality provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
June 10, 1988
In this very early case, CUPE argued that the definition of spouse in a collective agreement must include same-sex couples.