Paul A. Boniferro
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Member of the firm's Senior Leadership Team as national leader, practices and people, and a partner in the Labour and Employment Group, practising in both Toronto and Calgary. In his national leadership role, responsibilities include overseeing all practice groups; business plans and personal plans; partner admissions; recruiting; talent development; professional development and training; compensation; and all personnel matters. As a practising labour and employment lawyer, advises federally and provincially-regulated clients on a wide spectrum of employment issues, including executive compensation; terminations; wrongful dismissals; grievance arbitration; collective agreement negotiations; human rights complaints; government relations; and occupational health and safety issues. Also provides employment and labour advice on corporate transactions. Recently acted as chief spokesperson for the government of Ontario (Ministry of Correctional Services) in collective bargaining with the Ontario Public Service Employees Union. Appointed to the Minister of Labour’s Employment Standards Action Group in 2004 and appointed by the Premier of Ontario to act as special negotiator with Québec on construction labour mobility. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1993 and the Alberta Bar in 2007.