Overview

Monty Verlint’s practice encompasses all areas of labour and employment law. He is actively involved in Employment Standards Act hearings, human rights and discrimination matters, wrongful dismissal cases, Canada Labour Code hearings, Employment Insurance Act hearings, judicial reviews, employment contracts, including those for senior executives, employee issues surrounding sale of a business, termination and severance packages, employee handbooks and workplace policies.

Monty has written and co-written a number of papers on employment law issues including:

  • Privacy legislation and compliance
  • Employment standards
  • Executive and non-executive employment contracts
  • Independent contractors
  • E-mail and internet misconduct
  • Human rights
  • Harassment and discrimination and severance packages

Monty is an active participant in a variety of employment law conferences and seminars, including those designed for lawyers and employers.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Law Society of Upper Canada

News, Analysis & Press

Employment: North America - Canada (Ontario)

Littler Report

August 29, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q2 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

July 17, 2019

Accommodation of Medical Cannabis Not Guaranteed

Canadian Employment Law Today

May 29, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q1 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

April 15, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q4 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

January 16, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q3 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

October 11, 2018

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q2 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

July 20, 2018

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q1 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

April 23, 2018

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q4 2017

Global Guide Quarterly

January 19, 2018

The Ever-increasing Need for Data Breach Notification Protocols

The Lawyer’s Daily

September 29, 2017

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q2 2017

Global Guide Quarterly

July 11, 2017

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q1 2017

Global Guide Quarterly

March 31, 2017

Limits of the Probation Clause

The Lawyers Weekly

March 3, 2017

New Category of Worker Emerges

The Lawyers Weekly

May 20, 2016

Good faith emphasized in SCC employment law ruling

Law Times

April 20, 2015

Speaker’s Corner: SCC ruling on repudiating employment agreement eagerly awaited

Law Times

April 7, 2014

Speaker’s Corner: Employers should beware of job changes during working notice

Law Times

September 16, 2013

Speaker’s Corner: Avoiding pitfalls in structuring termination packages

Law Times

August 6, 2012

Speaker’s Corner: Beggs puts new spin on duty to mitigate under Evans

Law Times

April 18, 2011

Speaker’s Corner: Employee or independent contractor?

Law Times

March 8, 2010

Standard Work Week/Hours of Work/ Overtime

Lorman Education Services, Employment Standards Act in Ontario

October 28, 2009

Layoffs and Terminations

Lorman Education Services, Employment Standards Act in Ontario

October 28, 2009

Drafting Termination Clauses and Employment Agreements

Lorman Education Services, Employee Discharge and Documentation in Ontario

January 20, 2009

Layoffs and Terminations

Lorman Education Services, Employment Standards Act in Ontario

December 9, 2008

Standard Work Week/Hours of Work/ Overtime

Lorman Education Services, Employment Standards Act in Ontario

December 9, 2008

Imposing Fiduciary Duties on Departing Executives

The Canadian Institute’s Advanced Forum on Managing Legal Risks in Employing Executives

June 16 and 17, 2008

The Impact of Privacy Rights on the Workplace

Ontario Bar Association, 7th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law, 2008

March 6, 2008

Privacy in the Workplace

The Law Society of Upper Canada, Special Lectures, 2007 – Employment Law: From Resume to Pink Slip

April 23 and 24, 2007

Establishing and Maintaining the Employment “Contract”

Human Resources Management for the Non-HR Executive

August 24, 2004

Employee or Independent Contractor Since Sagaz: The Challenge Continues

Ontario Bar Association

April 5, 2004

The Privacy Laws are Watching You – The Impact on Your Workplace

LexisNexis

March 8, 2004

Standard Work Week/Hours of Work/ Overtime

Lorman Education Services

December 5, 2003

Layoffs and Terminations

Lorman Education Services

December 5, 2003

Winning Pleadings – The Current Developments Relating to Wallace, Mental Distress and Punitive Damages – and How to Plead It

4th Annual Employment Law Forum

The Law Society of Upper Canada

December 5, 2003

Repap: Lessons from a Successful Attack on An Employment Agreement

6th Annual Six Minute Employment Lawyer

The Law Society of Upper Canada

May 2, 2003

Standard Work Week/Hours of Work/ Overtime

Lorman Education Services

December 20, 2002

Layoffs and Terminations

Lorman Education Services

December 20, 2002

Employee, Independent Contractor or a Little of Both?

Centre for Innovation Law and Policy

University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Business Issues in the Innovation Economy

November 18, 2002

Unique Challenges of the Cyber-Workplace

The Law Society of Upper Canada

Second Annual Employment Law Forum

December 6, 2001

Speaking Engagements

2018 Canada Conference

Toronto, ON

November 16, 2018

Second Annual Canada Conference

Toronto, ON

November 1, 2017

Employment Law Update 2017

Toronto, ON

September 18, 2017

Addressing Ontario Misclassification Issues Under Bill 148 and Preparing for Employment Standards Audits

July 26, 2017

Notable Cases in the Law of Accommodation

Toronto, ON

March 22, 2017

Important Employment Decisions for 2016 Affecting the Workplace

Toronto, ON

February 28, 2017

Inaugural Canada Conference

Toronto, ON

November 21, 2016

The Rise of Dependent Contractors: Employer Beware!

Littler Webinar

May 25, 2016

Canadian v. U.S. Employment Law: Six Minutes at a Time

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference

May 5, 2016

Maintaining and Managing a Respect-Based Workplace and Preparing for Bill 132

Toronto, ON

April 12, 2016

Ageism in Termination

5th Edition Workplace Discipline and Terminations Conference, Toronto, Ontario

June 9-10, 2015

Navigating Complex Cases

HRM Masterclass, Toronto, Ontario

April 17, 2015

Navigating the Employment Standards Act

Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development, HR Law for HR Professionals, Toronto, Ontario

March 3, 2015

Just Cause

Human Resources Professionals Association, Annual HR Law Conference, Toronto, Ontario

October 22, 2014

A Primer on Employment Law

Certified General Accountants, Toronto, Ontario

November 20, 2013

Responding to an Evolving Workplace: Family Status and Other Tough Issues

Osgoode Professional Development Centre, Toronto, Canada

June 13, 2012

Employee Discharge and Documentation

Lorman Educational Services Seminar, Burlington, Ontario

October 2011

Employment Standards Act in Ontario

Lorman Educational Services Seminar, Hamilton, Ontario

October 2009

The Impact of Privacy Rights on the Workplace

Ontario Bar Association, 7th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law Seminar

March 6, 2008

Employment Standards Act in Ontario

Lorman Educational Services Seminar, London

December 2007

Employment Standards Act in Ontario

Lorman Educational Services Seminar, Hamilton, Ontario

September 2007

6th Annual Employment Law Summit

The Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto, Ontario

December 2005

Employment Standards Act in Ontario

Lorman Educational Services Seminar, Hamilton, Ontario

October 2005

Ontario Has An Employee Privacy Gap

Law Times

August 22, 2005

Current Issues in Employment Law: Developments in Supreme Court Doctrine. "Since Sagaz"

Ontario Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Toronto, Ontario

April 2004

The Privacy Agenda, Statutory Developments

LexisNexis Seminar Series, Privacy, Security and Surveillance in the Workplace, Toronto, Ontario

March 2004

Employment Standards Act in Ontario

Lorman Educational Services Seminar, Hamilton, Ontario

December 2003

Employment Standards Act in Ontario

Lorman Educational Services Seminar, Hamilton, Ontario

December 2002

Education

  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1999
  • H.B.A., York University, 1996cum laude

Bar Admission

Ontario, Canada

Courts

  • Ontario Superior Court
  • Court of Appeal for Ontario
  • Supreme Court of Canada