Michael Allen was called to the Ontario Bar in 1987, and has practiced labour and employment law in a number of settings since then. Michael has notable success in pay equity, collective bargaining and teaching. He has represented employers in the Courts and before tribunals with a particular emphasis grievance arbitrations.
Michael joined Bass Associates in 1995. Since then he has provided a variety of legal services to clients who range from health care to advertising to trucking. Michael has been the spokesperson for many clients of the firm in collective bargaining.
Current achievements include
– Taught the Art of Negotiation at the University of Toronto
– Lead Employer counsel in Ontario Pay Equity Hearings which successfully set limits on the principles of Pay Equity Maintenance
– Negotiated 2-Tier Wage Structures in a number of unionized Health Care Settings