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Briefing Notes

Novel Coronavirus – What Employers Should Know

January 28, 2020

With news of the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus making headlines internationally and two positive cases now in Toronto (one confirmed and one presumptive), risk of potential exposure may cause concern for employees and employers.  In this environment of heightened awareness, an employer must balance its legal obligation to take every reasonable precaution to protect the health and safety of employees against its obligation to provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.

Forum Shopping May Have Met Its Match – Important decision argued by Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment & Labour Lawyers

November 25, 2019

As most employers can attest, complaints of workplace harassment are on the rise. Complicating matters is that employees are no longer content to restrict the airing of their complaints to specialized human rights tribunals.

Speaking Engagements

February 24, 2020 | Sundeep A. Gokhale
February 25, 2020 | Lisa M. Bolton
February 26, 2020 | Raymond K. MacKinnon, Samia Hussein, Shana French

Video Blogs

Workplace Harassment and Violence Obligations for Employers


Each year we are happy to host law students interested to learn about employment and labour law. If your law school has an employment and labour club (or equivalent), and you’d like to organize a visit, please contact our Managing Director, Rhonda Cohen, at rcohen@sherrardkuzz.com or 416.603.6243.  We look forward to meeting you!

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