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Ontario to Repeal ORPP Administration Corporation Act

By: Lisa J. Mills

On July 28, 2016, the Ontario government announced its plans to repeal the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Administration Corporation Act, 2015 (Act) when the Legislature resumes sitting in the Fall, 2016. The Act created the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) Administration Corporation to administer the ORPP, Ontario’s stand-alone solution to address retirement security concerns for…

Changing Workplaces Review – Personal Emergency Leave

By: Paul E. Broad

On July 27, 2016, we circulated an FTR Now advising clients of the release of the Interim Report of the Special Advisors who are conducting the Changing Workplaces Review (Review). In this, our first follow-up FTR Now, we will focus on Personal Emergency Leave (PEL) under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) as that entitlement is being singled out for earlier consideration in the Review…

Changing Workplaces Review – Interim Report Issued

By: Paul E. Broad, Craig S. Rix

Since May 2015, two government-appointed Special Advisors – Mr. Justice John Murray and Mr. Michael Mitchell – have been undertaking the Changing Workplaces Review (Review) to consider the changing nature of the workplace, the causes behind those changes, and whether the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (LRA) and the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) need to be amended to meet challenges created by the changes…

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Latest Announcements

Carolyn Kay Elected as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Hick Morley’s Carolyn Kay has been elected as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. The College is a non-profit professional association honouring leading lawyers in the practice of Labour and Employment Law. Fellows of the College are esteemed lawyers who posses at least 20 years experience and are acknowledged as distinguished members in the field of labour and employment law…

Catherine Peters Receives a Lexpert Zenith Award: Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that Catherine Peters is a recipient of a Lexpert Zenith Award: Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion. Catherine was recognized at the gala dinner and award ceremony on June 21st. A co-founder of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Catherine was acknowledged for her outstanding efforts in developing and promoting a firm-wide culture of inclusivity…

Hicks Morley Lawyers Named Leading Practitioners in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

Hicks Morley congratulates each one of our lawyers who has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.

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