Sean McFarling is a union-side labour lawyer retained as General Counsel to the Labourers’ International Union of North America, Ontario Provincial District Council (“OPDC”) and LiUNA’s Central and Eastern Canada Organizing Fund (“CECOF”). His practice focuses on providing strategic advice and overseeing the OPDC’s legal affairs across Ontario and CECOF’s legal matters across Central and Eastern Canada.
In addition to serving as General Counsel to the OPDC and CECOF, Sean offers educational and legal services to administrative tribunals. This area of his practice includes providing training to lay tribunal members on the principals of administrative law and understanding and applying rules of procedure. He also acts as Independent Legal Counsel during hearings and litigation counsel in appellate matters.