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Michael Sherrard

Michael Sherrard is the founding member of Sherrard Kuzz. He acts for a wide variety of employers – public and private – and has experience in the full range of employment and labour issues, including: acquisitions, divestitures & restructurings; advising the multinational & multi-jurisdictional employer; attendance management; Canada Industrial Relations Board proceedings; collective agreement administration; collective bargaining; construction labour relations; employee relations; employee screening and hiring; employment contracts; employment standards; executive compensation; grievance arbitration; human rights; injunctive court proceedings and judicial review; interest arbitration; management training; mediation; occupational health and safety; Ontario Labour Relations Board proceedings; pay equity; privacy; responding to union organizing and applications for certification; sale or closure; strike or lock-out; workplace audits; workplace investigations; workplace safety and insurance; and wrongful dismissal litigation. Michael is past-chair of the National Labour and Employment Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and the Labour Relations section of the Ontario Bar Association. He is the recipient of the 2010 Construction Institute of Canada’s Chancellor’s Award of Excellence, and the University of New Brunswick Alumni Award of Distinction. Michael is widely published and speaks on a variety of employment and labour law topics. He is frequently asked to develop and lead workshops designed to improve managerial leadership skills. Michael is recognized as Repeatedly Recommended and a Leading Practitioner by Lexpert and a Top Lawyer by Chambers Global.

Michael holds a Bachelors of Education and an LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1992.

Tel: (416) 603-6240
Email: msherrard@sherrardkuzz.com