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Chiedza Museredza is developing a growing employment and labour relations practice that is equal parts advice-based work and litigation. She advises employers on all aspects labour and employment law, including in the context of complex corporate transactions, and in the development and implementation of workplace policies. Chiedza represents the interests of her clients in wrongful and constructive dismissal claims and restrictive covenants, employment standards disputes, grievance arbitrations and other labour disputes, and human rights complaints.

With an additional focus on privacy and cybersecurity law, Chiedza advises clients on legal requirements related to data security, privacy compliance programs, privacy and social media policies, consent forms, data breaches and complaints made to privacy regulators. She provides expert counsel on regulatory compliance with provincial and federal statutory law.

Prior to joining McMillan as an articling student in 2018, Chiedza was a contracts specialist at one of Canada’s leading banks.



Community Involvement

  • Mentor – Girls E-mentorship

Education & Admissions

2019
Called to the Ontario bar
2017
National Committee on Accreditation Certificate
2016
Master of Laws (LLM), International Business LawOsgoode Hall Law School
2014
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)University of Cape Town
2013
Bachelor of Social Science, International RelationsUniversity of Cape Town

Insights by Chiedza Museredza (19 Posts)

McMillan’s Employment and Labour Webinar

Nov 10, 2020

This annual workshop addresses significant legal developments and provides practical advice on responding to employee issues.

Reporting and Recording Breaches of Security Safeguards – The OPC releases new resources for businesses

Sep 28, 2020

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ("OPC") released a number of new resources to assist organizations with their breach assessment, reporting and recording obligations.

Court Imposes “Harsh and Oppressive” Standard in Refusing to Enforce Stock Plan

Sep 28, 2020

The Ontario Superior Court refused to enforce a termination provision, similar to those commonly found in stock award agreements

Bill 195 Ends the State of Emergency: What Ontario Employers Should Know

Sep 25, 2020

On July 24, 2020 the Reopening Ontario Act 2020, known colloquially as Bill 195, came into effect, bringing an end to the provincial state of emergency

New Accessibility Requirements Fast Approaching under AODA

Sep 20, 2020

Compliance deadlines for two significant requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) are just three months away.

Temporary Layoff and Constructive Dismissal Relief for Ontario Employers Extended to 2021

Sep 8, 2020

The Ontario government has updated its regulations under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 to extend the province's "COVID-19" period to January 2, 2021

COVID-19 Realities Push Ontario Government to Launch Public Consultation to Improve the Province’s Privacy Laws

Aug 19, 2020

The Ontario government launched public consultations to guide their modernization of private-sector privacy laws within the province.

Another Brick in the Wall (Removed) (Part 29): Court of Appeal Continues to Chip Away at ESA Termination Provisions

Jun 23, 2020

The Ontario Court of Appeal releases a ground breaking decision with respect to enforceability of termination provisions in employment agreements.

The Road to a “New Normal”: Contact Tracing and Privacy Considerations in Canada

Jun 1, 2020

Provinces across Canada are starting to lift COVID-19 restrictions and resume some economic and other activities.

Ontario Provides Employers with Temporary Relief from COVID-Related Termination Risks

Jun 1, 2020

Ontario introduces creative measures (O. Reg. 228/20) to the Covid-related temporary lay off dilemma.

Privacy Commissioner Releases Tips for Secure Videoconferencing

May 5, 2020

It goes without saying that organizations’ use of videoconferencing is at an all-time high as many businesses have converted to remote work.

COVID-19 – Employer Considerations & Planning for Work Disruption

Mar 11, 2020

Help for businesses to identify issues & suggest risk mitigation steps regarding the COVID-19 outbreak & the potential for economic & operational disruption

Court of Appeal Serves Reminder that Contractors May Be Entitled to Reasonable Notice

Feb 9, 2020

A recent decision from Ontario's Court of Appeal is an important reminder that contractors may be entitled to reasonable notice upon termination without cause.

2019 Year in Review: Privacy, Data Protection & Cybersecurity

Feb 4, 2020

Focusing our discussion on significant advancements, findings and key takeaways, we will present a “Year in Review” session that will cover many of the notable developments that occurred in 2019.

New Year, New Laws? Canada Sets its Privacy Law Resolutions

Jan 28, 2020

A number of recent developments suggest that momentum for significant reform to Canadian privacy and data protection laws is building.

IIROC Introduces Mandatory Reporting of Cybersecurity Incidents for Dealers

Dec 9, 2019

On November 14, 2019, IIROC amended its Dealer Member Rules to require mandatory reporting by dealer members that suffer a cybersecurity incident or breach.

One-Year Anniversary of Mandatory Data Breach Reporting: Lessons the OPC Has Learned and What Businesses Need to Know

Nov 11, 2019

November 1st, 2018 marked a year since reporting data breaches became mandatory under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA")

Employment and Labour Seminar Series: Toronto

Oct 30, 2019

Join us as we discuss significant legal developments and provide practical advice on critical issues facing employers in Canada.

The Fixed-Term Employment Contract: It’s Your Funeral

Sep 25, 2019

Ontario's Superior Court of Justice has issued a stark reminder of the perils of fixed-term employment contracts.