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Sundeep A. Gokhale

Sundeep A. Gokhale

Direct: 416.603.6246
Cell: 416.347.9459
24 Hour: 416.420.0738

sgokhale@sherrardkuzz.com

University of Windsor, Juris Doctor
McMaster University, Bachelor of Arts
(Labour Studies)

Assistant:
Liesa Rafferty 416.603.6257 lrafferty@sherrardkuzz.com

Sundeep A. Gokhale

Recognized as a leading lawyer by Who’s Who Legal®, Sundeep’s broad practice is focused on the representation of management in many areas of employment and labour law.  He is frequently asked to speak at industry conferences and lead webinars on a variety of topics related to his practice. Sundeep is trilingual – English/Hindi/Punjabi.

Sundeep is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Construction Law, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties, Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation), South Asian Bar Association (Toronto Chapter), Law Society of Upper Canada, and Retail Council of Canada.  He volunteers his time to Ovarian Cancer Canada and has taught employment and labour law at Conestoga College.

Sundeep began his career as a student with Sherrard Kuzz LLP during which time he was seconded with the Ontario Labour Relations Board.

 


Areas of Focus:

Publications & Media


Speaking Engagements

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

    February 27, 2019

  • Legalization of Marijuana & Impact on Employers

    January 9, 2019

  • Up in Smoke: Drug Use in the Workplace

    February 20, 2018

  • Overview of the Statutory and Regulatory Regime

    January 23, 2018

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

    June 27, 2017

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

    June 13, 2017

  • Labour Law Foundations - Overview of the Statutory and Regulatory Regime

    January 17, 2017

  • Doing Business in Canada – Employment and Labour Law “Must Knows”

    October 19, 2016

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

    October 11, 2016

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

    September 26, 2016

  • Union-organizing issues

    May 11, 2016

  • Employee Misuse of Workplace Technology, Impact of Social Media and Addressing Off Duty Conduct – How to protect your organization

    April 22, 2016

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

    April 22, 2016

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

    April 20, 2016

  • Human Resources Thought Leadership Series: Legislative Updates

    February 17, 2016

  • Off Duty Conduct “When is it an Employer’s Business?”

    January 20, 2016

  • Best Practices in Hiring

    December 2, 2015

  • Social media: A franchise’s best friend and worst enemy

    November 4, 2015

  • Social Media: An organization’s best friend and worst enemy

    September 16, 2015

  • Background Checks and the Fair Credit Reporting Act: Key Issues for North America Employers

    May 20, 2015

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

    May 5, 2015

  • Protect Your Brand Without Becoming a Co-Employer

    April 13, 2015

  • Labour Law Foundations: The Statutory and Regulatory Regime

    January 27, 2015

  • All In The Family: Recent Developments in Family Status Accommodation

    January 23, 2015

  • Best Practices for Hiring and Firing

    January 22, 2015

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

    December 4, 2014

  • 2014’s Hottest Employment and Labour Developments – Is Your Organization Prepared for 2015?

    November 27, 2014

  • 2014’s Hottest Employment and Labour Developments – Is Your Organization Prepared for 2015?

    November 19, 2014

  • How Do You Stop an Employee from Setting Up Shop Across from You?

    November 17, 2014

  • Travel Risk Management – Are You Ready for Takeoff?

    November 5, 2014

  • Remaining Union Free – Keys to Protecting Your Business

    October 16, 2014

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

    October 8, 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 14, 2014

  • Mobile Device Management – Finding the Program That Fits Your Organization

    September 3, 2014

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

    July 22, 2014

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

    June 5, 2014

  • Best Practices in Hiring and Firing – Legal Framework

    May 14, 2014

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

    May 2, 2014

  • HR Management Essentials for Small-Medium Enterprises

    March 14, 2014

  • Small Business Certificate Program – Human Resources

    March 6, 2014

  • Hiring and Performance Management

    February 21, 2014

  • Legal Issues for Social Media in the Workplace – Protect Your Brand and Reputation

    February 21, 2014

  • The Osgoode Certificate in Labour Law

    January 24, 2014

  • Making Your Employment Agreements Work for You

    January 24, 2014

  • Remaining Union Free: How to Plan, Prepare and Win

    January 24, 2014

  • Social Media in the Workplace

    December 3, 2013

  • Best Practices for Hiring and Firing

    November 13, 2013

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

    November 8, 2013

  • Disability and Attendance Management

    October 23, 2013

  • Young Workers and the Law: From Unpaid Interns to Volunteer – What Rules Apply?

    October 23, 2013

  • Keys to Drafting and Enforcing Employment Policies

    October 10, 2013

  • Preparing Your Business for a Strike or Work Stoppage – Plan, Prepare and Execute

    October 9, 2013

  • Hiring, Firing and Social Media: Things You Need to Know

    June 26, 2013

  • Keys to Drafting and Enforcing Employment Policies

    May 30, 2013

  • Hot Topics in Labour Law Affecting the Retail and Restaurant Industry: A Global Perspective

    May 21, 2013

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

    March 20, 2013

  • Employment Law Best Practices

    February 22, 2013

  • Global Union Organizing Strategies – What Your Organization Needs to Know

    January 23, 2013

  • Social Media and the Workplace – A Constantly Shifting Landscape

    November 29, 2012

  • Preparing for Workplace Inspections – Know Your Rights and Obligations

    October 23, 2012

  • Keys to Drafting and Enforcing Employment Policies

    August 2, 2012

  • Keys to Drafting and Enforcing Employment Policies

    February 29, 2012

  • Social Media and the Workplace: A Constantly Shifting Landscape

    February 2, 2012

  • How to Structure Termination & Severance Packages

    September 22, 2011

  • The Importance of Employment Contracts – Avoiding Legal Pitfalls

    June 2, 2011

  • Practical “Do’s and Don’ts” During Union Organizing Activity

    May 6, 2011

  • Legalities on the Hiring Process

    June 8, 2010

  • Update on Bill 168: Is Your Workplace Ready?

    March 9, 2010

  • Frequently Asked Employment & Labour Law Questions – And Then Some!

    January 21, 2010

  • Unions: How to Protect Yourself from Union Drivers

    September 17, 2009

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