Dan Palayew is a partner in the Labour and Employment Group in the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. He regularly advises employers with respect to union organizing and certification, collective bargaining, injunctions, wrongful dismissal actions, employee terminations, arbitrations, pay equity, human rights, occupational health and safety, workplace safety and insurance and workplace privacy.
Mr. Palayew has appeared before numerous courts and tribunals, including boards of arbitration, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Canada Industrial Relations Board, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Appeals Tribunal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Appeal.
Mr. Palayew is a member of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association. He is the past Eastern Ontario Representative on the Ontario Bar Association Labour Relations Section Executive and is currently the Eastern Ontario Regional Coordinator on the Privacy Law Section Executive. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Human Resources Professionals Association, and has chaired the Government Affairs Liaison Committee.
Mr. Palayew has spoken at and chaired numerous conferences and seminars and has published several articles regarding labour and employment law. He has been interviewed on radio and quoted frequently in publications such as The Globe and Mail, The Ottawa Citizen, the Ottawa Business Journal and Workplace News on employment, labour and privacy issues.