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An Update on the Status of Family Status – Just in Time for Family Day

By: Jordan D. Simon

In a recent decision released by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Tribunal found that an employer discriminated against the Applicant, a personal support worker, by failing to accommodate her special childcare needs. The Tribunal found that the Applicant’s employment was terminated at least in part because she was unable to offer more flexible hours due to her childcare obligations. The Tribunal awarded a remedy of $30,000 in compensation for injury to the Applicant’s dignity, feelings and self-respect.

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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.”

Hicks Morley’s Accommodation Training Workshop Featured in The Lawyer’s Daily

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,…

Nadine Zacks Quoted in Benefits Canada on Sexual Harassment Claim by University Employee

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.

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