In 2014, Ari Kaplan facilitated negotiations that produced a $140 million workplace settlement between MTS Allstream, three trade unions and a pensioner group. The settlement benefited more than 9,000 people and ended 12 years of litigation to the Supreme Court of Canada.
The Supreme Court answered a question of law and returned the case to the parties to implement its ruling. Ari was retained to facilitate the remaining issues and identify the parameters within which to negotiate a resolution. The settlement was put before the Court of Queen's Bench, which approved it and the judge stated: