Keith P. Burkhardt

Recognized by Lexpert® as one of Canada’s leading labour lawyers, Keith’s practice is focused on the representation of management in many areas. Keith regularly appears before the Ontario Labour Relations Board and labour arbitrators, and is frequently invited to speak at industry and legal conferences. Keith’s expertise includes:

Keith is a member of the Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Pension, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Construction Law, and Young Lawyers), Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Prior to joining Sherrard Kuzz LLP, Keith obtained a Juris Doctor and Master of Industrial Relations Degree from University of Toronto, as well as an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Lakehead University. Keith holds the distinction of being Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s very first summer law student many years ago.

 

Publications:

Preparing for the 2016 Construction Open Period in Ontario

Dialogue - Ontario Electrical League - March 2016

Employee ultimatums: do they actually mean anything?

HRM Online - February 19, 2015

COCA speaker explores industry's open period

Daily Commercial News - March 14, 2013

NHL Lockout: Time becomes major player in labour negotiations

National Post - December 29, 2012

NHL Lockout: Legal manoeuvers by league, union add twist to labour talks

National Post - December 14, 2012

Figuring out the future of the NHL lockout

National Post - December 8, 2012

All in a Day's Work

OEL Dialogue - Issue 34-2 - Spring 2012

Employee Free Choice Act: Ontario Experiences and Potential Economic Impact

University of New Brunswick Law Journal, Vol. LIX - 2009

"Privacy Is Dead, Deal With It"

Canadian Labour Law Reporter - Labour Notes - December 1, 2008

Privacy vs. policy: Personal use of company equipment

Canadian Employment Law Today - November 19, 2008

Global Positioning Systems: Big Brother or Good Business?

Ontario Bar Association: Labour Relations Section - May, 2007

Family Of Murdered Nurse Sues For $13.5 Million

Canadian HR Reporter - April 10, 2006