Our Team

Leah M. Simon

Leah M. Simon

Direct: 416.603.6954
Cell: 416.523.0780
24 Hour: 416.420.0738

lsimon@sherrardkuzz.com

Queen’s University, Bachelor of Laws
Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Arts

Assistant:
Alissa MacDonald 416.603.6772 amacdonald@sherrardkuzz.com

Leah M. Simon

Leah’s practice is focused on the representation of management in many areas of employment and labour law with particular emphasis on employment law, employment agreements, policy development and implementation, human rights and accommodation and all matters relating to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Widely published, Leah is regularly asked to speak on employment and labour related topics, taught Employment Law in the Human Resources Management post graduate program at Conestoga College, and is the co-author (with Sherrard Kuzz LLP colleague, Katherine Ford) of Carswell’s Practice & Procedure Before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

Leah is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties & Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation) and the Law Society of Ontario.


Areas of Focus:

Publications & Media


Speaking Engagements

  • Workplace Safety: Drug and Alcohol Policies for Municipal Employees

    March 21, 2018

  • Your First Application before the Human Rights Tribunal

    November 13, 2017

  • Managing the Fallout of Workplace Harassment Complaints

    November 2, 2017

  • Performance Management

    September 27, 2017

  • Workplace Investigations

    September 13, 2017

  • Employment Standards – What you need to know!

    May 11, 2016

  • Update on the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

    April 6, 2016

  • Accommodation Best Practices and AODA Update

    January 26, 2016

  • January 2016 Requirements Under the AODA – Webinar

    December 16, 2015

  • Knowing your rights: Managing Employee’s with Illnesses WSIB Injuries and Navigating Through the Accommodation Process

    October 29, 2015

  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

    October 01, 2015

  • Navigating the Duty to Accommodate

    September 30, 2015

  • Social Media and the Workplace

    September 22, 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

  • Knowing your rights: Managing Employee’s with Illnesses WSIB Injuries and Navigating Through the Accommodation Process

    April 16, 2015

  • It’s a Legal Matter: AODA, Violence in the Workplace and Legal Developments at the WSIB

    March 24, 2015

  • Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace

    March 17, 2015

  • Executive Diploma in Municipal Management: Human Resources Law

    December 08, 2014

  • Executive Diploma in Municipal Management: Human Resources Law

    November 20, 2014

  • Accessibilitiy for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Information Session

    October 15, 2014

  • Social Media in the Workplace

    September 24, 2014

  • Executive Diploma in Municipal Management: Human Resources Law

    September 17, 2014

  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA): Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going?

    September 17, 2014

  • Hot Topics in Home Care

    September 10, 2014

  • Conducting an Effective Workplace Investigation

    June 18, 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

  • What You Need to Know About the New AODA Requirements

    May 30, 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 & Social Media: Understanding an Employer’s Rights and Obligations

    April 08, 2014

  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act – Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?

    January 21, 2014

  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act – Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?

    December 10, 2013

  • Privacy and Surveillance: Understanding an Employer’s Rights and Obligations

    October 22, 2013

  • Family Status – How Far Does an Employer Need to Go?

    October 16, 2013

  • Disability Accommodation in the Workplace: Frequently Asked Questions…Answered!

    October 02, 2013

  • Privacy and Surveillance in the Workplace

    September 06, 2013

  • Disability Accommodation in the Workplace

    August 14, 2013

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

    March 12, 2013

  • HR Law Update

    January 17, 2013

  • As Easy as E.S.A.! The Employment Standards Act for Franchise Owners – Must Know and Best Practices to Reduce Risk and Maximize Opportunity

    December 04, 2012

  • Accessibility in Ontario: Understanding Evolving Requirements under AODA

    October 18, 2012

  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

    October 10, 2012

  • A Changing Workforce – Are You Ready?

    October 04, 2012

  • What’s New? Update on Bill 168 and AODA

    September 07, 2012

  • Disability Accommodation and Return to Work

    May 30, 2012

  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities

    November 16, 2011

  • What You Must Know About Ministry of Labour Workplace Audits

    February 15, 2011

  • Disability-Related Misconduct: Discipline or Accommodation

    November 04, 2010

  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

    September 21, 2010

  • Business Summit on Workplace Safety & Insurance: Accommodating Invisible Disabilities

    March 25, 2010

  • The Changing Face of Labour & Employment Law

    February 24, 2010

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