Paul Macchione

Of Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Paul Macchione

Paul Macchione


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Paul Macchione practises in all areas of management side employment and labour law. He regularly advises on employment standards requirements, labour relations, contract interpretation, health and safety, restrictive covenants, disability management, workplace policies, employment agreements, discipline and discharge.

Mr. Macchione has acted for employers engaged in wrongful dismissal actions, human rights proceedings, health and safety prosecutions, employment standards complaints and grievance arbitrations. He has appeared before various administrative tribunals and courts, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Mr. Macchione's clients span a range of industries, including technology, retail, hospitality, finance, transportation and logistics, pharmaceutical and manufacturing.

Prior to joining our Toronto office in 2016, Mr. Macchione practised at a boutique employment and labour law firm and worked as in-house counsel for one of Ontario's largest employers.

Professional experience

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LL.B., University of Windsor, 2010
J.D., University of Detroit, 2010
B.Comm., Toronto Metropolitan University, 2006
  • Ontario 2011
  • "Staying Ahead of the Curve – A Wrongful Dismissal Update," Norton Rose Fulbright seminar for Canada's Charities and Tax-Exempt Organizations, November 2022.
  • "Just Cause Dismissal," Norton Rose Fulbright's Disputed podcast, October 2022.
  • "Canadian Employment Law Principles," Norton Rose Fulbright seminar for US-Based Human Resources Professionals in the Service Industry, July 2022.
  • "Answering the Top Pandemic-Related Workplace Questions from Ontario Employers," Norton Rose Fulbright seminar, December 2021.
  • "Notice Periods and the COVID-19 Pandemic," Norton Rose Fulbright Employment Law Conference, April 2021.
  • "Managing Absenteeism and the Return to Work," Human Resources Professional Association (Halton Chapter), September 2020.
  • "Employment Law Trends and the Impact on the IT Sector," Information Technology Association of Canada's Human Resources Forum, October 2018.
  • "Tricks of the Trade - Spotting and Overcoming Common Tactics from Plaintiff Counsel," Norton Rose Fulbright Employment Law Conference, May 2018.
  • "Human Rights Case Law Update," Law Society of Ontario Human Rights Summit , November 2017.
  • "Marijuana and the Workplace," Mechanical Contractors Association of Toronto, February 2017.
  • Lincoln Alexander School of Law Mentorship Program
  • First Generation Network Mentorship Program
  • Windsor Law Alumni Mentorship Program
  • Human Resources Professionals Association
  • Employment Law Association of Ontario
  • Vaughan Chamber of Commerce
  • Canadian Bar Association / Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment Law Section and Civil Litigation Section)



Disputed: Just cause | S2 EP14

Podcast | October 5, 2022

Staying ahead of the curve

Webinar | November 8, 2022

Together but apart: Supreme Court of Canada denies leave to appeal

Publication | March 15, 2022