Gita Anand | Miller Thomson

Gita Anand

Gita Anand is a partner in Miller Thomson's Toronto office, is national practice chair of the firm’s labor and employment specialty group and chair of the national diversity committee.

Ms. Anand advises and represents management within the private and public sector in both union and non-union workplaces on a wide range of matters including labor relations, employment law and litigation.

She has significant experience advising clients in the broadcasting, food and beverage, health and charitable and non-profit corporate sectors on such matters as employment standards, human rights, wrongful dismissal, employment contracts, pay and employment equity, and acts as employer adviser and spokesperson in collective bargaining.

Ms. Anand has special expertise as counsel in wrongful dismissal, labor arbitration, employment standards, occupational health and safety matters, and human rights issues.

She also conducts workplace investigations.

Ms. Anand appears regularly as employer counsel at grievance and interest arbitrations before administrative tribunals and at the Ontario Labour Relations Board.

She also represents clients in the federal sector and acts as counsel on adjudications under the Canada Labour Code, and before various federal tribunals, including the Canada Industrial Relations Board.

Ms. Anand has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario and has acted as counsel on behalf of several Ontario Ministries before the Grievance Settlement Board, Public Service Grievance Board, and Boards of Inquiry.