Carrie joined CHSMC as an associate in 2012 after practicing for eight years with another Toronto union-side firm. Carrie provides representation in all areas of labour relations and employment law, including with respect to certifications, grievances, related employer applications, unfair labour practice complaints, jurisdictional disputes, construction liens, employment standards and wrongful dismissal. She represents unions and workers in a number of sectors including those in the construction and public sectors. Carrie also has experience advising health/welfare and pension fund trustees and was integral in obtaining the first known judgment in Ontario where a corporate director was found liable for unremitted benefits under a collective agreement. She has appeared at various levels of court in Ontario and before the Ontario Labour Relations Board and has published several articles in the Canadian Benefits & Compensation Digest with respect to employee benefit trust funds.
Carrie obtained her degree in sociology and criminology at the University of Toronto where she graduated with distinction and her law degree from Queen’s University where she won the course prize in Criminal Procedure. Carrie continues to promote workers’ rights through her legal practice and volunteer work at the Workers’ Action Centre.