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Matthew P. Badrov

Matthew P. Badrov
Direct: 416.217.2221
Cell: 416.527.4479
24 Hour: 416.420.0738

mbadrov@sherrardkuzz.com

University of Windsor, Bachelor of Laws
University of Guelph, Bachelor of Arts (Honours),
Criminal Justice and Public Policy

Assistant:
Joannah Botelho-Ferreira 416.217.2227 jbotelho-ferreira@sherrardkuzz.com

Matthew P. Badrov

Matthew is a highly skilled and versatile lawyer with expertise in a broad range of employment, labour and human resources matters. He is recognized as a Five-Star Safety Lawyer by Canadian Occupational Safety®.

Widely published, Matthew is regularly asked to speak on a range of topics related to his practice and has taught labour law at Conestoga College.  He is bilingual – English/Croatian.

Matthew has been recognized by the Canadian Franchise Association with the Distinguished Franchise Support Service Award.  He is also a member of the Canadian Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Ontario Trucking Association, Retail Council of Canada, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Construction, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties & Human Rights, and Workers’ Compensation) and Law Society of Ontario.


Areas of Focus:

Publications & Media


Speaking Engagements

  • Employment and labour law workplace considerations post COVID-19 vaccines

    September 29, 2022

  • Working for Workers Act(s): What Employers Need to Know

    June 8, 2022

  • L2B Working for Workers Act Webinar

    May 18, 2022

  • Employment and labour law workplace considerations post COVID-19 vaccines

    May 5, 2022

  • Managing The Employment Lifecyle – Best Practices for Hiring, Performance Management and Terminations

    April 28, 2022

  • Hello – Goodbye: Best Practices When Hiring and Managing Departure

    April 21, 2022

  • Employment Lessons Learned from 2021, Looking Forward to 2022

    April 21, 2022

  • Hello – Goodbye: Best Practices When Hiring and Managing Departures

    April 13, 2022

  • Employment Lessons Learned from 2021, Looking Forward to 2022

    April 10, 2022

  • Talent Network session

    April 5, 2022

  • Leadership & Business Development Roundtable

    November 02, 2021

  • Leadership & Business Development Roundtable

    October 13, 2021

  • Navigating and Implementing COVID-19 Vaccine Policies in Your Business

    October 13, 2021

  • Vaccine and the Workplace – What You Need to Know

    October 12, 2021

  • Diversity and Human Rights in Franchising

    September 23, 2021

  • The Employment Lifecyle –Best Practices for Hiring, Performance Management and Terminations

    August 12, 2021

  • COVID-19 And the Workplace: Case Law Update

    July 07, 2021

  • COVID-19 and the Workplace: Employer Considerations on return to the “New Normal”

    July 06, 2021

  • The Employment Lifecyle –Best Practices for Hiring, Performance Management and Terminations

    June 02, 2021

  • Warehouse at Risk: Labour & Law Roundtable

    May 20, 2021

  • Legal Considerations Regarding Workplace Vaccination, Accommodation and Remote Work

    April 29, 2021

  • The COVID-19 Vaccine and its Implications in the Workplace

    March 17, 2021

  • COVID-19 and the Law of Work in 2021

    March 11, 2021

  • Live Issues at the Labour Board: What you need to know for 2021

    January 28, 2021

  • Return to Work Considerations Pre- and Post- COVID-19 Vaccines

    January 27, 2021

  • Leading through COVID-19 & Planning for 2021: Terminations, Layoffs, Employment Agreements and More

    November 19, 2020

  • Operations & Franchisee Support Summit: HR & Workplace Policies

    October 21, 2020

  • Franchisee Summit: Free HR Advice: Employment, HR, and Workplace Policies

    October 07, 2020

  • Employment and Workplace Related Issues and Precautions and their Impact on Franchise Systems

    September 24, 2020

  • Updating Your Workplace Policies to Reflect Covid-19 Challenges

    August 11, 2020

  • Returning to the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

    August 06, 2020

  • Cannabis Legalization and Workplace Policy: What Every Employer Needs to Know

    April 23, 2020

  • Warehouse Labour & Canadian Law in the Time of COVID-19

    April 2, 2020

  • Coronavirus: What Manufacturers Need to Know and Legal Aspects of Health & Safety

    March 11, 2020

  • Empowering Youth for Career Opportunities: Student Networking Event

    January 20, 2020

  • 2019 Year in Review… And what to expect in 2020

    December 4, 2019

  • Terminations – Key Considerations for Employers

    November 7, 2019

  • Accommodation 101: Best Practices for Employers

    September 26, 2019

  • Employment Law: Best Practices for Employers

    September 13, 2019

  • Employment Law Basic Every Dental Professional Must Know

    March 29, 2019

  • Legal Aspects of Drug and Alcohol Testing, Legalized Marijuana, What Does this Mean in the Workplace

    March 1, 2019

  • Occupational Health and Safety for Supervisors

    February 27, 2019

  • Conducting an Effective Workplace Harassment Investigation and Cannabis Legalization in Canada: What Does this Mean for the Workplace?

    February 26, 2019

  • Reasonable Cause Detection

    February 14, 2019

  • Best Practices in Attendance Management

    January 23, 2019

  • Cannabis Legalization and Workplace Policy: What Every Employer Needs to Know

    December 5, 2018

  • Cannabis Legalization in Canada – What Does this Mean for the Workplace?

    December 4, 2018

  • Where Franchise Law Meets Employment Law: Considerations for Franchisors

    November 13, 2018

  • Best Practices for Attendance Management

    November 1, 2018

  • Cannabis Legalization in Canada - What Does This Mean for the Workplace

    September 27, 2018

  • Best Practices in Attendance Management

    September 26, 2018

  • Cannabis Legalization in Canada - What Does This Mean for the Workplace

    September 13, 2018

  • Best Practices in Attendance Management

    March 21, 2018

  • Bill 148: It’s Now The Law! What It Means for Employers

    March 7, 2018

  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace and the Duty to Accommodate

    March 2, 2018

  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace and the Duty to Accommodate

    March 2, 2018

  • Effective Use and Implementation of Employment Policies

    February 26, 2018

  • Best Practices for Hiring & Firing: What Franchisors and Franchisees Can Do To Avoid Legal Pitfalls

    April 2, 2017

  • Employer’s Duty to Accommodate

    February 15, 2017

  • Responding to Union Organization in the Construction Industry

    February 7, 2017

  • What a Difference a Year Makes! Lessons from 2016 & Tips for 2017!

    December 6, 2016

  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

    November 18, 2016

  • What You Need to Know—A Guide to Employment and Labour Law Basics

    September 13, 2016

  • Ontario Employers! Critical Amendments Are Coming to the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act! Learn. Get Involved. Prepare.

    May 31, 2016

  • CME Changing Workplace Review Update and Discussion

    March 8, 2016

  • Breakfast Bar Plenary: Franchising in the Changing Workplace

    January 28, 2016

  • Responding to Union Organizing in the Construction Industry

    January 23, 2016

  • Best Practices for Hiring & Firing: Protect your business and avoid legal pitfalls

    May 5, 2015

  • Managing the Difficult Employee

    January 28, 2015

  • Best Practices for Hiring and Firing

    January 22, 2015

  • Executive Diploma in Municipal Management: Human Resources Law

    December 8, 2014

  • Executive Diploma in Municipal Management: Human Resources Law

    November 20, 2014

  • Employment 101

    October 16, 2014

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

    October 15, 2014

  • Human Resources Update

    October 8, 2014

  • Employment Legislation and Ending the Employment Relationship: What Small Business Needs to Know

    October 8, 2014

  • Executive Diploma in Municipal Management: Human Resources Law

    September 17, 2014

  • Avoiding Legal Pitfalls During the Hiring Process: Keys to Sourcing and Selecting the Right People for Your Business; Keys to Creating and Implementing a Performance Management System

    September 16, 2014

  • Conducting an Effective Workplace Investigation

    June 25, 2014

  • Privacy, Surveillance & Social Media: Understanding an Employer’s Rights and Obligations

    June 5, 2014

  • Staying Ahead of the Curve: Keys to Protecting Your Business and Staying Union Free

    May 2, 2014

  • Responding to Union Organizing in the Construction Industry

    January 23, 2014

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