Patrick M. R. Groom

Designated by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Certified Specialist (Labour Law), Patrick has more than 20 years of labour relations experience in a wide variety of roles, with particular expertise in construction labour relations.

Patrick’s expertise includes:

Patrick sits on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Electrical League. He is also a member of the Thomas Moore Lawyers' Guild, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, and Construction Law), Canadian Bar Association and Law Society of Ontario for which is he is an advisor for the Coach and Advisor Network.


Publications and Media Mentions:

Canadian Employment Law

The Employment Law Review – 7th Edition - Law Business Research Ltd. (UK) - February 2016


Speaking Engagements:

Best Practices in Attendance Management
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - September 26, 2018

Navigate Difficult Conversations with Employees
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), London - April 12, 2018

Legalization of Marijuana & Impact on Employers in the Construction Industry
Landscape Ontario - February 9, 2018

Government Relations Update
Ontario Electrical league (OEL), 2017 Electrical Industry Conference - May 5, 2017

Reducing Turnover, Retaining Talent and Performance Management
Landscape Ontario - February 21, 2017

Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
Barrie Construction Association - June 21, 2016

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