Iouri Vorobiev

Iouri is a skilled lawyer representing and advising employers in a broad range of employment and labour law. Iouri's practice includes:

Iouri is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation, and Young Lawyers) and Ontario Trucking Association.

Iouri obtained his law degree from Queen's University where he received several awards for his academic achievements. Prior to law school, Iouri obtained a Bachelor of Administrative Studies with an emphasis in Marketing from York University. Iouri began his career with Sherrard Kuzz LLP as a summer and articling student during which time he was seconded with a large public sector client.

 

Publications and Media Mentions:

Check It Out! Ontario’s New Police Reference Check Legislation

OMHRA (Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association) - Summer 2016

Taking the “High” Road - Alberta Court of Appeal Clarifies Enforcement of Drug and Alcohol Policies

Canadian Employment Law Today - May 12, 2016

Taking the “High” Road - Alberta Court of Appeal Clarifies Enforcement of Drug and Alcohol Policies

20/20 the magazine of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters - April 2016

Drawing a Line in the Sand: Ontario’s Plan to Combat Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment — The “It’s Never Okay” Campaign and Bill 132

20/20 the magazine of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters - November 2015

Supreme Court Clarifies Test for Constructive Dismissal

OMHRA (Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association) - Fall 2015

Supreme Court Clarifies Test for Constructive Dismissal

Canadian Bar Association - August 2015

New Working at Heights Training Standard

Sherrard Kuzz LLP - March 2015

 

Speaking Engagements:

Best Practices in Attendance Management
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - May 10, 2017

Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act (AODA) & Return to Work
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Ontario - February 28, 2017

Managing Workplace Absenteeism
Barrie Construction Association (BCA) - February 23, 2017

Best Practices for Hiring: Protect Your Business and Avoid Legal Pitfalls
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - November 23, 2016

Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
Ontario Road Builders Association - November 18, 2016

Bill 132: Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act
Barrie Construction Association - September 14, 2016

What You Need to Know—A Guide to Employment and Labour Law Basics
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - September 13, 2016

ESA and other legislative obligations
Barrie Construction Association - June 8, 2016

Here For a Good Time - Not a Long Time: Navigating the Risks of Interns, Volunteers, Temps and Student Employees
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - April 27, 2016

Best Practices for Hiring: Protect Your Business and Avoid Legal Pitfalls
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - April 20, 2016

Reducing Turnover and Retaining Talent
Landscape Ontario - February 16, 2016

Employee Off-Duty Conduct – Protecting the Workplace
Canadian HR Reporter - December 3, 2015

Social Media: An organization’s best friend and worst enemy
Canadian HR Reporter - September 16, 2015