Conference Speakers

Justin Diggle

Counsel, Labour and Employment

Justin Diggle is a trusted advisor, leader and advocate in Human Resources. Prior to joining Miller Thomson LLP, Justin was an Associate Lawyer and a Partner with a management labour and employment law firm. Justin went on to serve as Counsel with one of the province’s largest Crown corporations and, most recently, held the position of Senior Legal Counsel, Human Resources leader and Chief Collective Bargaining negotiator for one of Ontario’s largest municipalities where he was, amongst other things, responsible for bargaining with four Unions under 14 collective agreements and leading the municipality’s employee and labour relations team.

Justin has deep experience in the municipal and provincial public sectors and the services they provide, including health and long term care, EMS and broader public sector services.

An experienced labour negotiator, Justin has developed strong and constructive relationships with his union colleagues, while still ensuring that his clients’ best interests are protected and advanced at the table. Justin has represented employers before private arbitrators and the Grievance Settlement Board, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Canada Labour Code Adjudicators and the courts. Finally, Justin has designed and delivered seminars and programs for a number of clients and professional organizations, and taught at the university level for 21 years.