Susan is a founding partner of CCP.
As a trusted advisor, Susan provides strategic advice and opinions on a full range of labour and employment law matters, including recruitment issues, human rights, employment standards, employment contracts, policy implementation, termination issues, fiduciary obligations, pay equity and independent contractor arrangements. In keeping with the firm’s practice philosophy, Susan works with employers to address and resolve workplace issues collaboratively in an effort to avoid distracting and costly litigation.
Unfortunately, not all workplace issues can be resolved and when litigation is necessary, Susan is an accomplished and influential advocate. Susan represents employers in wrongful dismissal actions, litigation to enforce employee fiduciary, non-solicitation and non-competition obligations, labour injunctions, judicial review applications, Occupational Health and Safety Act prosecutions, EI and CPP independent contractor status appeals before the Federal Court, human rights, employment standards and pay equity proceedings. Susan has appeared before various provincial and federal labour tribunals and all levels of court on behalf of employers.
In addition, Susan assists employers in workplace investigations and conflict resolution, as well as providing training on a variety of workplace issues.
Susan is also a part-owner of The Employers' Choice Inc.
Sep 22, 2016
Susan Crawford will be speaking at the Ontario Medical Group Management Association on challenging workplace issues....MORE
Oct 20, 2015
Susan Crawford will be speaking on "Employer & Employee Labour Laws" at Drs. Eckler & Black, Orthodontists & the 'Smile Solutions' Orth......MORE
Dec 10, 2014
Susan Crawford will be speaking on "Managing and Meeting Client Expectations in Human Rights Cases" at the Law Society of Upper Canada's 3rd A......MORE
Member of Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE) Member of Ontario Bar Association Member of The Advocates Society
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Last June CCP blogged about the risks employers face when they bring suspect counter-claims and make allegations of just cause that they can’......MORE
CCP has blogged on numerous cases in the last few years where judges have struck down termination clauses in employment agreements for failing to m......MORE