Hugh Dyer is a labour and employment lawyer with extensive experience in representing both private and public sector employers, responding to their need for practical, results-oriented legal advice. Hugh advises on issues that concern union and non-union employees, encompassing labour relations, negotiation and administration of collective agreements, human rights, employment standards, health and safety, and other employment matters.

Hugh frequently acts as employer counsel in grievance and interest arbitrations. He appears as counsel before the Canada Industrial Relations Board and the Ontario Labour Relations Boards and before human rights, labour standards, and health and safety tribunals.

Hugh also advises his clients concerning the labour relations and employment issues arising in the context of commercial transactions, including the sale or purchase of a business.

Hugh’s private sector clients include a number of significant transportation and manufacturing enterprises. Within the public sector, he has special expertise in labour relations and employment matters relating to health care.

Hugh served on the Firm’s National Executive Committee for five years and was Managing Partner of the Toronto and Markham offices for two of those years. He was the national leader of the labour relations and employment law group for several years.