Jeffrey Stewart

Jeffrey regularly advises, represents and advocates for employers on a wide range of employment and labour law matters. His expertise includes:

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

Prior to law school, Jeffrey worked as an Employee Relations Advisor within the Ontario Public Service, providing labour relations advice to management-side clients within the Ministry of the Attorney General.

Jeffrey began his career with Sherrard Kuzz LLP as student during which time he participated in a secondment with the Ontario Labour Relations Board and a large public sector client.


Publications and Media Mentions:

No Passport Required: “Permanency” in Canada is a Discriminatory Job Requirement

Sherrard Kuzz LLP Newsletter - November 2018

Equal Pay for Equal Work: What does this mean- and not mean- for Ontario employers?

Sherrard Kuzz LLP Newsletter - August 2018

Bill 148 ups the ante on the employer/independent contractor debate

Sherrard Kuzz LLP Newsletter - April 2018


Speaking Engagements:

Bill 47 Seminar
Hamilton-Halton Construction Association - March 27, 2019

Privacy and Surveillance: Understanding an Employer's Rights and Obligations
Sherrard Kuzz LLP, HReview Seminar - February 27, 2019

Cannabis Legalization in Canada – What Does this Mean for the Workplace?
Council of Ontario Construction Associations - December 4, 2018

Best Practices for Firing: Protect Your Business and Avoid Legal Pitfalls
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - Webinar - June 26, 2018

Bill 148
Landscape Ontario - March 7, 2018

Understanding (and Complying) with the New Obligations Under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and Labour Relations Act, 1995
Landscape Ontario - March 16, 2018

Human Resources Law
Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO) - October 19, 2017