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Federal Accessibility Legislation Tabled

By: Sunny J. Khaira

On June 20, 2018, the federal government introduced Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada (Bill), accessibility legislation which will apply to certain federally regulated employers. In its preamble, the Bill states that barriers to accessibility can prevent full and equal participation in society by Canadians with disabilities. If passed and among other things,…

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Taylor Vinters Newsletter Publishes an Article by Amanda Hunter on Recent Maternity Leave Changes

Hicks Morley’s Amanda Hunter authored an article titled “Canada: 18 month maternity leave” which appeared in the June 2018 edition of Taylor Vinters’s International Employment Law Update. The article discusses recent amendments to the Canadian federal Employment Insurance (EI) program and changes to other federal/provincial legislation, have significantly increased the combined length of job-protected pregnancy and parental leave to, in some cases, 18 months.

CAPDHHE Newsletter Features Article by Njeri Damali Sojourner-Campbell on Responding to Human Rights Complaints in the Workplace

The summer 2018 edition of the Canadian Association for the Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in Higher Education (CAPDHHE)’s  newsletter features an article authored by Hicks Morley lawyer Njeri Damali Sojourner-Campbell.

Thomas Agnew is Featured in the Meet the Expert Section of PrecedentJD

Hicks Morley’s Thomas Agnew was interviewed by PrecedentJD  in a July 4, 2018 article featured in their “Meet the Expert” section, titled, “Meet Labour and Employment Lawyers Thomas Agnew.” Thomas provides his responses to a series of questions regarding how he prepares for a case, what it’s like to argue a case, and the traits that he believes make a good labour and employment lawyer.

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