Seth Holland



Seth Holland

Seth Holland is an Associate in the Employment and Labour Law Practice Group at WeirFoulds LLP.

Seth practices in all areas of labour, employment, and human rights law. He provides advice and representation on a broad range issues that employers face, including: employment agreements, employment standards, wrongful dismissal litigation, executive compensation, discipline and termination, human rights and accommodation, labour board proceedings, grievance arbitration, privacy, and workplace safety and insurance. Seth has significant experience both conducting as an external investigator, and advising employers with respect to workplace investigations.

With a background in both Canadian and U.S. law, Seth understands the key legal considerations for employers when operating within Canadian jurisdictions. Seth is experienced in representing employers before various courts, administrative boards and tribunals, and regularly provides advice and representation to both provincially and federally regulated employers.

Seth has presented at a number of educational speaking engagements on developments in the law impacting employers. Seth has also written on various topics and trends in employment law for a number of publications and continuing professional development resources for lawyers.


    • Book Award, Highest Overall Grade in Business Organizations Law. University of Windsor/University of Detroit Mercy
    Called to the Bar
    • Ontario, 2018

    • J.D., University of Windsor, University of Detroit Mercy, 2017
    • B.A., Ryerson University, 2010
    • Ontario Bar Association
    • Canadian Bar Association
    • The Advocates' Society

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaker, “Covid-19 Implications for Employer Webinar”, Peel Halton Workplace Development Group, Online, June 2020
    Speaker, “Williams HR Law Proactive Workplace Law Seminar”, Williams HR Law, Richmond Hill, May 2019

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    Additional Publications: 

    • Co-Author, “A COVID boost to reasonable notice”, Canadian HR Reporter, April 2021
    • Author, “Bill 47 Creates Practical Risks for Employers”, Canadian Employment Law Today, March 2019
    • Author, “Accommodation after Legalization” Canadian Employment Law Today, January 2019
    • Co-Author, “Recent Trends in the Employee’s Duty to Mitigate”, The Six-Minute Employment Lawyer 2018, Law Society of Ontario, Spring 2018
    • Co-Author, “The New Year Brings a New Entitlement for Workers Benefits for Chronic Mental Stress Injuries”, HR Professional Now, Winter 2018
    • Co-Author, “Court of Appeal gives Employees a “Brake” on Mitigation”, HR Professional Now, October 2017