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.
Apr 21, 2020
On April 21, 2020, CCPartners and MNP to host a free webinar on Navigating Your Workplace During COVID-19 - One Month Later. ...MORE
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
Member of Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
Member of Ontario Bar Association
Member of The Advocates Society
In a recent Ontario arbitration decision, Arbitrator Jesin considered the reasonableness of Algoma Steel’s policy to require all employees wh......MORE
In Manthadi v. ASCO Manufacturing the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned the lower court’s summary judgment decision finding that the motions......MORE
Temporary layoffs have been a key tool to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as they allow employers who cannot currently maintain their......MORE