Stephen J. Goodwin

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Partner, Waterloo
Direct: 519.883.3106
Main: 519.746.0411
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Year of Call: Ontario, 1996
  • Biography

Stephen Goodwin practises labour and employment law in Hicks Morley’s Waterloo office where he advises employers on all aspects of human resources law.

Stephen has appeared extensively before the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB), the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT), the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO), at labour arbitrations as well and in the courts defending wrongful dismissal claims. Stephen has in-depth expertise in collective bargaining, having bargained over 50 collective agreements including first contracts. He provides advice and guidance to companies in purchase and sale transactions, restructuring and closures.

Stephen has particular expertise in construction labour law, social services and union organizing and certifications. Stephen provides practical advice for employers’ ongoing practices and policies to assist them in managing compliance and reducing risks involved with today’s complex labour and employment laws.

Awards & Recognition

Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (2023–2024)
Labour Relations (Repeatedly Recommended)

Memberships & Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association – Member

Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Law)

Select Publications & Presentations

“COVID-19 Emergency Update” Guelph Chamber of Commerce (April 15, 2020)


Queen’s University, LL.B.

Wilfrid Laurier University, B.B.A., M.B.A.