Diane Laranja

T: 416.408.5565
F: 416.408.4814

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T: 416.408.3221 x2330
F: 416.408.4814

  • Call to the Bar, Ontario – 2013
  • University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Laws
  • Ryerson University, Bachelor of Commerce (Major in Management and Minor in Human Resources) 

Diane Laranja

Executive Summary

Diane has been an associate with the firm since 2015.

Diane practices in all areas of employment and labour law, with a particular emphasis on grievance arbitration, construction labour relations, disability management, occupational health and safety, and workers’ compensation matters.

Diane is a past Board Member of the Ontario Electrical League and a Past Vice President and Board Member of Canadian Association of Women in Construction. She is also an active member of the Portuguese community in Toronto.

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario 
  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)

Selected Publications, Presentations and Media Mentions

Ontario Labour Relations Act: Quick Reference - 2020 Edition, Carswell, Co-Author

Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Act: Quick Reference - 2020 Edition, Carswell, Co-Author

Ontario Labour Relations Act: Quick Reference, Carswell (2018 Edition), Co-Author

Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Act: Quick Reference, Carswell (2018 Edition), Co-Author

Employer’s Guide to Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance, Carswell (2018 Edition), Co-Author

“The High Cost of High-Handed Conduct:  Mental Distress Claims in the Workplace”, The Osgoode Certificate in Workplace Mental Health Law, December 2018, Panellist

 “The Human Rights Code: The Oft-Forgotten Grounds”, (FWTA Client Seminar), November 2018, Co- Speaker

2018 Toronto Health and Safety Conference, (Lancaster House), October 2018, Co-Chair

“Don’t Get Caught in the Weeds – Cannabis in the Workplace”, (2018 Annual Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association Conference), June 2018, Speaker

“Cannabis in Construction”, (RESCON), June 2018, Speaker

“Pulling Over and Testing Ourselves:  Assessing Compliance with the Law on Substance Use in the Workplace”, (FWTA Client Seminar), May 2018, Co- Speaker

“Workplace Violence and Harassment – Have You Ensured That Your Workplace is Compliant With Legislative Obligations?”, (ASSOCIUM Gain), April 2018, Speaker

“Human Rights in the Workplace – A Yearly Refresher” (ASSOCIUM Gain), January 2018, Speaker

“Managing Terminations of Employment”, (ASSOCIUM Gain), June 2017, Speaker

“Substance Abuse and Drug & Alcohol Testing”, (FWTA Client Seminar), May 2017, Co- Speaker

“Best Practices in Disability Management”, (ASSOCIUM Gain), April 2017, Speaker