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McSheffrey class action settlement

Nov 28, 2012

On November 28, 2012,Susan Ursel and Andrea Wobick appeared at the Superior Court of Ontario to seek approval of a settlement in a class action lawsuit on behalf of a group of employees in the long term health care sector (the McSheffrey class action).   They are pleased to report that Justice Horkins approved the parties' settlement on December 3, 2012. 

McSheffrey v. HMQ (Class Action lawsuit): 

Approval of the Settlement

Susan Ursel and Andrea Wobick are legal counsel to Sue McSheffrey, the representative Plaintiff for a class of OPSEU members in a Class Action against the Government of Ontario.

A hearing took place November 28, 2012 at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in regards to this matter.

On December 3, 2012, Justice Horkins of Ontario's Superior Court of Justice approved the settlement between the Plaintiff Sue McSheffrey, Dianne Leclair (the representative Plaintiff in a parallel action) and the Government of Ontario.  A copy of Justice Horkins' decision can be accessed here.


Claims Documents

A copy of the Notice of Settlement and the Claims Documents are available below:

Notice of Settlement and Claims Documents


Court Documents

For a copy of the Motion Record of the Plaintiffs, please see the following attachments:

Index to Motion Record
Motion Record, Tab A
Motion Record, Tab B
Motion Record, Tab C
Motion Record, Tab D
Motion Record, Tab E
Motion Record, Tab F
Motion Record, Tab G



Please also see www.ccacpensionclassaction.com for updates.

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