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Gerald J. Griffiths

Gerald J. Griffiths
Direct: 416.217.2234
Cell: 416.559.5964
24 Hour: 416.420.0738

ggriffiths@sherrardkuzz.com

University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Laws
Queen’s University, Bachelor of Commerce

Assistant:
Rosalie Galang 416.217.2239 rgalang@sherrardkuzz.com

Gerald J. Griffiths

Gerald is a skilled lawyer with expertise representing employers in many areas of employment and labour law. He is widely published and regularly asked to speak on topics relevant to his practice.

Gerald is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Administrative Law, Labour & Employment, CCCA/Corporate Counsel, Privacy and Access to Information, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties, Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation), Ontario Long Term Care Association and Retail Council of Canada.


Areas of Focus:

Publications & Media


Speaking Engagements

  • Privacy Law: New and Emerging Issues

    June 09, 2021

  • Privacy Law: New and Emerging Issues

    June 09, 2021

  • Employment Agreements: A Key to Provide Certainty in Uncertain Times

    April 21, 2021

  • Managing in a Time of Pandemic: Employer Considerations When Business Reopens

    June 10, 2020

  • Managing in a Time of Pandemic: Employer Considerations When Business Reopens

    June 10, 2020

  • Is a Drug Free Workplace a Thing of the Past?

    September 26, 2019

  • Discipline in the Workplace – Common Issues and Best Practices

    June 12, 2019

  • Discipline in the Workplace – Common Issues and Best Practices

    June 12, 2019

  • Conscious Uncoupling: How To End the Employment Relationship

    October 4, 2018

  • Best Practices in Attendance Management

    September 26, 2018

  • Beware Ye of Little Faith: An employer’s duty to act in *good faith* during and at the end of the employment relationship – Know your obligations and avoid unprecedented liability

    September 26, 2018

  • Best Practices for Background Checks and Pre-Employment Screening

    May 31, 2018

  • Bill 148: Impacts of the Changing Workplace Review

    October 31, 2017

  • Bill 148: Impacts of the Changing Workplace Review

    October 26, 2017

  • Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

    October 25, 2017

  • Bill 148: Impacts of the Changing Workplace Review

    October 24, 2017

  • Bill 148: Impacts of the Changing Workplace Review

    October 19, 2017

  • Bill 148: Impacts of the Changing Workplace Review

    October 17, 2017

  • Going on Camera: Video Surveillance in LTC

    September 29, 2017

  • Workplace Violence and Harassment

    September 26, 2017

  • Missing in Action: Managing Planned and Unplanned Workplace Absenteeism

    May 30, 2017

  • Missing in Action: Managing Planned and Unplanned Workplace Absenteeism

    May 30, 2017

  • Group Insurance Benefits – Avoid Employer Liability

    April 5, 2017

  • Social Media Harassment and Abuses

    March 22, 2017

  • Medical Assistance in Dying – Accommodating and Protecting Patients and Staff

    March 8, 2017

  • Balancing the Needs of Patients and Staff

    February 22, 2017

  • Navigate Difficult Conversations with Employees

    February 8, 2017

  • Return to Work

    January 26, 2017

  • Emerging Trends

    December 15, 2016

  • Family Status

    December 7, 2016

  • Addictions in the Workplace

    November 24, 2016

  • Attendance Management- What to Do When Employees are Not Coming to Work

    November 16, 2016

  • Managing Employee/Employer Relationships

    October 27, 2016

  • A Refresher Session About Hospital Policies and Procedures For Employees

    October 12, 2016

  • Latest Labour and Employment Law Developments

    June 07, 2016

  • Latest Labour and Employment Law Developments

    May 31, 2016

  • Latest Labour and Employment Law Developments

    May 26, 2016

  • Latest Labour and Employment Law Developments

    May 19, 2016

  • Latest Labour and Employment Law Developments

    May 17, 2016

  • Invisible and Episodic Disabilities

    December 2, 2015

  • Ontario Human Rights Update: Employer Rights, Not Just Obligations

    October 07, 2015

  • Bill 18: Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act

    August 19, 2015

  • Disability Accommodation and Return to Work

    June 04, 2015

  • Disability Accommodation and Return to Work

    May 28, 2015

  • Disability Accommodation and Return to Work

    May 14, 2015

  • Disability Accommodation and Return to Work

    May 12, 2015

  • Managing the Difficult Employee

    January 28, 2015

  • Best Practices in Hiring

    December 10, 2014

  • Hot Topics in Home Care

    September 10, 2014

  • Conducting an Effective Workplace Investigation

    June 25, 2014

  • Labour & Employment Law Developments and What They Mean for Your Organization

    June 12, 2014

  • Labour & Employment Law Developments and What They Mean for Your Organization

    June 05, 2014

  • Labour & Employment Law Developments and What They Mean for Your Organization

    May 29, 2014

  • Labour & Employment Law Developments and What They Mean for Your Organization

    May 26, 2014

  • Labour & Employment Law Developments and What They Mean for Your Organization

    May 15, 2014

  • Privacy, Surveillance and the Granny Cam

    April 2, 2014

  • Managing the Older Employee

    November 20, 2013

  • Don’t Let a Few Bad Apples Spoil the Whole Bunch – Conducting a Workplace Investigation

    November 08, 2013

  • Employment & Labour Law Basics for Entrepreneurs – Recognizing and Avoiding Risk

    March 20, 2013

  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

    October 10, 2012

  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

    September 18, 2012

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