Following recent amendments to the Canada Labour Code, the federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour has announced the creation of an expert panel tasked with the study of additional matters relating to the “changing nature of work.” This expert panel is to report back to the Minister by June 30, 2019 on the…
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On January 15, 2019 the federal government announced proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act (ITA), Employment Insurance Act (EI Act) and Canada Pension Plan (CPP) that would more readily facilitate the correction of salary overpayments made to employees.
Your new hire is alleging that she was sexually harassed by the VP Sales Canada at an industry event – and before you can investigate, the incident goes viral. You know how to run an investigation, but how will you manage everything else about the incident? And what happens when things go off the rails?
Dan Michaluk is a lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office who regularly acts for management in a range of matters related to information security, cyber security and data management, anti-spam (CASL), privacy and freedom of information. He has recently been honoured with the 2018 Lexpert Zenith Award: Celebrating Mid-Career Excellence in the practice area of Computer and IT law.View All Lawyers
In this video, Frank Cesario discusses five of the key differentiating factors about Canadian litigation that U.S. organizations should be aware of including: damages, document production and discovery, costs, mandatory mediation and differences in court structure.Watch Video
A sexual harassment incident can occur anywhere, anytime. In the social media era, reputational harm may arise the moment an allegation surfaces – and escalate quickly. Ensuring your organization is poised to respond in a timely, appropriate way can significantly impact outcomes, but getting one step ahead may help avoid incidents altogether.Learn More
On February 19, 2019, the Ministry of Labour invited feedback on its Pay Transparency Consultation Paper to assist it in the development of regulatory pay transparency reporting requirements under the Pay Transparency Act, 2018 (Act). The coming into force date of that Act was postponed indefinitely by Bill 57, Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act,…
The Ministry of Labour is proposing various amendments to Regulation 854 (Mines and Mining Plants) made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). Regulation 854 applies to all mines, mining plants, and mining development in Ontario. It sets out sector-specific requirements protecting the health and safety of workers. The Ministry has prepared a consultation…
Heather Ritchie Authors Blog Post on Leveraging Library & Knowledge Management Teams for ILTA and Was Featured on 3 Geeks and a Law Blog Podcast
The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) published an blog post by Hicks Morley’s Chief Knowledge and Business Development Officer, Heather Ritchie, on February 5, 2019 titled, “12 Ways Marketing & Business Development Can Leverage Library & Knowledge Management Teams.”
The Lawyer’s Daily has featured Hicks Morley’s Accommodation Training Workshop program in an article published on February 13, 2019. Stephanie Ramsay, a lawyer and co-presenter for the Accommodation Training Workshop stated, “One of the top items on the agenda [of our training session] will be gender identity — an area of uncharted waters for some employers […] Certainly,…
Benefits Canada quoted Hicks Morley’s Nadine Zacks in a January 23, 2019 article titled “B.C. University Employee Alleges Sexual Harassment, University Denies Claim.” The article discusses a sexual harassment claim at a university in British Columbia, brought by a female employee against her male colleague.