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Samia Hussein

Samia Hussein
Direct: 416.603.6244
Cell: 416.452.5812
24 Hour: 416.420.0738


Osgoode Hall Law School, Juris Doctor
Queen’s University, Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

Rosalie Galang 416.217.2239 rgalang@sherrardkuzz.com

Samia Hussein

Samia’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.

Samia is an active member of the Ontario Bar Association Labour and Employment Law Sector, including the sector’s Continuing Professional Development committee. She is also an executive member of the Canadian Association of Somali Lawyers, and a member of the Law Society of Ontario, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Education, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, and Young Lawyers), and the Canadian Association of Women in Construction.

Areas of Focus:

Publications & Media

Speaking Engagements

  • Return to Work Considerations: Pre and Post COVID-19 Vaccine

    January 27, 2021

  • Key Professionalism Issues for Labour and Employment Lawyers

    December 14, 2020

  • End of the Declared Emergency – What it means for Employers and Employees

    August 27, 2020

  • Managing Human Resources Throughout Covid-19

    July 28, 2020

  • The 6-Minute Labour Lawyer

    June 18, 2020

  • The Simplified Employment Law Trial

    June 8, 2020

  • Anticipating Part III Internal Audits: Creating a Comprehensive Checklist of Compliance and Dispute Issues

    March 4, 2020

  • Just What the Doctor Ordered: An Annual Labour and Employment Check-Up for Employers

    February 26, 2020

  • Managing Mental Health Issues and Accommodation in the Workplace

    November 7, 2019

  • Employment Law in Canada: A Year in Review

    January 28, 2019

  • Out With The Old, In With The New: 2018 Year in Review & What to Expect in 2019…

    December 5, 2018

  • Mastering Workplace Investigations

    May 15, 2018

  • The Duty to Accommodate: Disability, Mental Illness and Family Status

    February 7, 2018

  • Workplace Investigations

    September 13, 2017

  • Human Resources Law

    June 23, 2017

  • Human Resources Law

    May 11, 2017

  • Legal Aspect of H&S, Workers’ Compensation and AODA

    March 22, 2017

  • AODA: Requirements & Solutions

    March 22, 2017

  • Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act (AODA) & Return to Work

    February 28, 2017

  • Reducing Turnover, Retaining Talent and Performance Management

    February 21, 2017

  • How to make your website comply with Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act (AODA)

    February 06, 2017

  • Accessible hiring for Manufacturers

    January 26, 2017

  • Employment Law Update – Effectively managing attendance issues, including sick leaves

    December 7, 2016

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

    December 6, 2016

  • Labour and Employment Law Issues During Recruitment

    November 10, 2016

  • Enabling Change: Program to Help Manufacturers with AODA Compliance

    October 12, 2016

  • Human Resources Law

    September 21, 2016

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