Matthew P. Badrov

Matthew is a skilled lawyer whose practice is focused on the representation of management in many areas of employment and labour law. Widely published, Matthew is regularly asked to speak on a range of topics related to his practice and has taught labour law at Conestoga College.

Matthew’s expertise includes:

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

While at law school, Matthew received the J.W. Whiteside Award in recognition of outstanding service to the Faculty of Law and community of Windsor. He began his career as a student with Sherrard Kuzz LLP during which time he completed a secondment with the Ontario Labour Relations Board.


Publications and Media Mentions:

Bill 148 – What it means for Ontario’s small businesses and non-profit employers

HRPA Durham Chapter - Winter 2018

Managing the OHSA – Best practices for manufacturers: Protect workers while successfully responding to MOL inquiries

Plant Magazine - November/December 2017

The Changing Workplaces Review and the Ontario College of Trades – Looking Forward to 2017

Ontario Road Builders' Association - Road Builder Magazine - Winter 2016

The Occupational Health and Safety Act: Best practices for employers

Dialogue - Ontario Electrical League - September 2015

Who is a ‘construction employee’ and why does it matter?

Daily Commercial News - May 21, 2015

The construction industry and unions: what you need to know

Dialogue - Summer 2014

Hiring students this summer? Make sure you know the rules.

Canadian Occupational Safety - May 20, 2014

Hiring students this summer? Here’s what employers need to know

Daily Commercial News - May 8, 2014

Follow the Leader. Organizational Culture Change Comes From The Top Down

HR Professional - May/June 2014

Hiring Students This Summer? The Ministry of Labour is Watching

Sherrard Kuzz LLP - April 2014

Workplace safety due diligence vital to everyone

Daily Commercial News - March 31, 2014

Crossing the Line with off-duty Online Posts

Canadian Employment Law Today - March 20, 2013


Speaking Engagements:

Best Practices in Attendance Management
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - March 21, 2018

Bill 148: It’s Now The Law! What It Means for Employers
Sherrard Kuzz LLP, HReview Seminar - March 7, 2018

Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace and the Duty to Accommodate
Ontario Road Builders Association (ORBA) - March 2, 2018

Occupational Health and Safety for Supervisors
Ontario Road Builders Association (ORBA) - February 27, 2017

Effective Use and Implementation of Employment Policies
AdvantAge Ontario - February 26, 2018

What a Difference a Year Makes! Lessons from 2016 & Tips for 2017!
Sherrard Kuzz LLP, HReview Seminar - December 6, 2016

Best Practices for Hiring & Firing: What Franchisors and Franchisees Can Do To Avoid Legal Pitfalls
Canadian Franchise Association, National Convention - April 2, 2017

Employer’s Duty to Accommodate
Niagara Association of Hospitality Human Resources Professionals - February 15, 2017

Responding to Union Organization in the Construction Industry
Barrie Construction Association (BCA) - February 7, 2017

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

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

Ontario Employers! Critical Amendments Are Coming to the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act! Learn. Get Involved. Prepare.
Sherrard Kuzz LLP, HReview Seminar - May 31, 2016

CME Changing Workplace Review Update and Discussion
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Ontario - March 8, 2016

Breakfast Bar Plenary: Franchising in the Changing Workplace
CFA - Canadian Franchise Association\nCFA Franchise Law Day, Bridging Business and the Law - January 28, 2016

Responding to Union Organizing in the Construction Industry
Barrie Construction Association - January 23, 2016

Best Practices for Hiring & Firing: Protect your business and avoid legal pitfalls
Human Resources Professionals Association - May 5, 2015

Managing the Difficult Employee
HR Reporter Webinar ,Thomson Reuters - January 28, 2015

Best Practices for Hiring and Firing
Consulting Engineers of Ontario - January 22, 2015

Executive Diploma in Municipal Management: Human Resources Law
AMCTO – The Municipal Experts - December 8, 2014

Executive Diploma in Municipal Management: Human Resources Law
AMCTO – The Municipal Experts - November 20, 2014

Employment 101
Ontario Craft Brewers Conference - October 16, 2014

Accessibilitiy for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Information Session
Canadian Hardware & Housewares Manufacturers Association - October 15, 2014

Human Resources Update
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters - October 8, 2014

Employment Legislation and Ending the Employment Relationship: What Small Business Needs to Know
Ontario Association for Optometrists - October 8, 2014

Executive Diploma in Municipal Management: Human Resources Law
AMTCO – The Municipal Experts - September 17, 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
Ontario Association for Optometrists - September 16, 2014

Conducting an Effective Workplace Investigation
HR Reporter Webinar, Thomson Reuters - June 25, 2014

Privacy, Surveillance & Social Media: Understanding an Employer’s Rights and Obligations
Consulting Engineers of Ontario - June 5, 2014

Staying Ahead of the Curve: Keys to Protecting Your Business and Staying Union Free
Ontario Electrical League - May 2, 2014

Responding to Union Organizing in the Construction Industry
Barrie Construction Association - January 23, 2014