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Patrick Ganley

Patrick Ganley

Direct: 416.603.6263
Cell: 416.200.2555
24 Hour: 416.420.0738

pganley@sherrardkuzz.com

University of Ottawa, Juris Doctor
Queen’s University,
Master of Industrial Relations
Western University,
Bachelor of Management &
Organizational Studies (Human Resources)

Assistant:
Carolin Jewczyk 416.217.2225 cjewczyk@sherrardkuzz.com

Patrick Ganley

Patrick regularly advises, represents and advocates for employers on a wide range of employment and labour law matters.

Patrick Chairs the firm’s Construction Sector Group. He is also a member of the Law Society of Ontario, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Construction and Infrastructure, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation, and Young Lawyers), Retail Council of Canada and Grand Valley Construction Association.

With Sherrard Kuzz colleague, Edward Snetsinger, Patrick won the 2013 Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada.

Patrick began his career as a student with Sherrard Kuzz LLP during which time he completed a secondment with the Ontario Labour Relations Board.


Areas of Focus:

Publications & Media


Speaking Engagements

  • Navigating the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000: Common Employer Pitfalls (and how to avoid them!)

    September 25, 2019

  • Impairment in the Workplace

    February 28, 2019

  • Turnover and Performance Management

    March 16, 2018

  • Understanding (and Complying) with the New Obligations Under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and Labour Relations Act, 1995

    March 16, 2018

  • Legal Obligations of the Landscape Employer

    February 20, 2018

  • Legalization of Marijuana & Impact on Employers in the Construction Industry

    February 13, 2018

  • What you Need to Know about Bill 148

    February 13, 2018

  • Understanding (and Complying) with the New Obligations Under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and Labour Relations Act, 1995

    February 13, 2018

  • Bill 148 Amendments – Impact on the Construction Industry

    January 26, 2018

  • Legalization of Marijuana & Impact on Employers in the Construction Industry

    January 26, 2018

  • Unions, Certification, and Employer Rights

    December 11, 2017

  • Ontario College of Trades

    December 7, 2017

  • Government Relations Update

    May 5, 2017

  • Lunch with the Experts re: Ontario College of Trades

    May 5, 2017

  • The New Ontario College of Trades (OCOT)

    April 8, 2017

  • Bill 132 – Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act

    April 08, 2017

  • Legal Obligations of the Landscape Employer

    March 15, 2017

  • Leadership and Creating a Motivated Workforce

    March 8, 2017

  • Construction Grievances: Best Practices for Better Results

    February 28, 2017

  • Best Practices for Hiring: Protect Your Business and Avoid Legal Pitfalls

    November 23, 2016

  • What is the Ontario College of Trades?

    October 18, 2016

  • Employment and Labour Law – Responding to union organizing, information on Canada’s new CPP and OEL’s Government Relations efforts

    September 26, 2016

  • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan – What to expect. How to prepare.

    August 16, 2016

  • ESA and other legislative obligations

    June 8, 2016

  • Hiring and firing employees – and addressing turnover issues

    May 12, 2016

  • Employment Standards - What you need to know!

    May 11, 2016

  • Union-organizing issues

    May 11, 2016

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