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Court Invalidates ESA-Only Termination Clause, Again

By: Ryan B. Plener

In King v DST Systems, the Ontario Superior Court again struck down an Employment Standard Act, 2000 (ESA)-only termination clause – this time for not mentioning benefits. The plaintiff was 50 years old at the time his employment was terminated. He held the title of Vice President, Head of Operations in Canada for approximately 22…

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Hicks Morley Has the Largest Number of Lawyers Recognized in Canada by Who’s Who Legal: Management Labour & Employment 2018

Hicks Morley is proud to announce that we have the largest number of lawyers recognized in Canada by the Who’s Who Legal: Management Labour & Employment 2018 annual international compendium of lawyers from across 87 countries…

Jacqueline Luksha Quoted in The Globe and Mail Article on Cannabis Concerns for Employers

The Globe and Mail quoted Hicks Morley’s Jacqueline Luksha in a March 27, 2018 article titled “Cannabis concerns at work; Employers try to get ahead of legalization by making clear policies that put safety and respect for others first.”

Labour Notes® Newsletter Features Article by Paul Schwartzman on the Liability of Service Providers Regarding Harassment Between Customers

The March 29, 2018 issue of Labour Notes® newsletter features an article authored by Hicks Morley lawyer Paul Schwartzman. In this article “Are Service Providers Liable For Harassment Between Customers? The Divisional Court Weighs In”, Paul examines a recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) that was reviewed by the Divisional Court.

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