Jessica Wuergler

Jessica provides advice and representation to employers in many areas of employment and labour law including:

While in university, Jessica won a prestigious moot and received various awards for academic excellence including Western’s Labour Law Achievement Award. She began her career with Sherrard Kuzz LLP as a student during which time she was seconded to the Ontario Labour Relations Board and a large public sector client.

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


Publications and Media Mentions:

Tell me what you really think. An honest reference, even if negative, is not defamation

PTC Recruiting on-line blog - December 11, 2017

Navigating the dangerous waters - Government measures and large damage awards mean employers had better pay attention to workplace harassment

Canadian Safety Reporter - January 2017


Speaking Engagements:

4 Shift Changes, 3 Doctors Notes, 2 Prescription Pills And an Accommodation Request
Ontario Healthcare Housekeepers’ Association Inc. (OHHA) - December 14, 2017

Performance Management
Home Care Ontario - September 27, 2017

Human Resources Law
AMCTO: The Municipal Experts - May 11, 2017

New Frontiers of Accommodation: Medical Marijuana and Mental Health
HRPA – Peterborough Chapter Employment Law Conference - January 25, 2017

Privacy Challenges Presented by Technology in the Workplace
HRPA – Peterborough Chapter Employment Law Conference - January 25, 2017