Jacob takes a practical approach to resolving workplace issues. He understands that every workplace is different, and he works with both unionized and non-unionized employers to craft workplace solutions tailored to each client’s unique needs.
Jacob has experience representing employers in matters of wrongful/constructive dismissal, workplace harassment and bullying, human rights complaints, grievance arbitration and OHSA charges. Jacob also has extensive experience assisting employers with workplace policies and employment agreements.
Jacob completed his articles with the firm in 2019. Prior to returning to the firm as an associate in 2022, Jacob worked with other labour and employment law firms located in Hamilton and Toronto. Jacob received his J.D. from Queen’s University, where he also won the course prize for Civil Procedure. He completed an M.A. in political science from Carleton University, and a B.A. with honours in politics and a second major in philosophy at Acadia University.
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