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Serious insight for serious situations.

Serious insight for serious situations.

Sharon Naipaul

J.D.

Workplace Investigator & Trainer

About Sharon Naipaul

Sharon Naipaul believes that investing in high-quality, fair investigations contributes to a positive workplace culture for all, and she is passionate about helping to facilitate and foster healthier, more respectful workplaces. Sharon has expertise in working with difficult, challenging, and complex cases, including those with intersectional implications, and she applies a trauma-informed approach to her investigations.

Sharon brings years of labour law experience to Rubin Thomlinson, having worked in grievance arbitration and provincial labour board work, human rights, employment law, and occupational health and safety law. As a Senior Mediator at the Ontario Labour Relations Board, Sharon has a wealth of experience conducting unbiased and evidence-based investigations, from the simplest to the most complex mediations, that provide a fair process and resolution to all parties involved.

While attending law school at the University of Western Ontario, Sharon chaired the school’s Diversity Committee, and she possesses a great deal of knowledge on gender- and race-related workplace issues.

Expertise & Services

At Rubin Thomlinson, Sharon handles a diverse portfolio of workplace investigations, including complaints of harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, a poisoned work environment, human rights violations, violence, and other forms of misconduct. Sharon is also available to provide organizations with a number of services, including workplace mediation, investigation training, and human rights training.

Background

Sharon brings a decade of labour law experience to Rubin Thomlinson, having previously worked as an associate lawyer who dealt with union/employee side labour law, employment law, professions regulation law, human rights law, administrative law, occupational health and safety law, and civil law, in both provincial and federal jurisdictions for most areas of her practice. She has also served as a Grievance Officer for the Ontario Public Service Employees Union and as a Senior Mediator for the Ontario Labour Relations Board.

  • Called to the Bar of Ontario
  • Juris Doctor, University of Western Ontario

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