Hicks Morley’s Stephen Shamie was quoted by Lexpert US/Canada Cross-Border Guide in the June 14, 2019 article titled, “Cannabis in the Workplace.” The article examines employee rights and employer obligations post cannabis legalization.
In the article “Appellate Court Considers Sale of Business and Duty to Mitigate,” Sarah reviews a recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal where it found that two employees did not fail to mitigate their damages when they refused offers of employment from the purchaser of a former employer, as the employment that was offered was not “comparable.”
The Summer 2019 issue of OMHRA’s ECHO newsletter features two articles authored by Hicks Morley lawyers. In the article “Advanced Planning Required by Municipalities to Respond to New Changes to OMERS,” Jordan Fremont, Natasha Monkman and Sukhvinder Dulay discuss how Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System participating employers will need to plan in advance to respond to the changes that will be made effective on January 1, 2021…
LexisNexis Canada’s The Lawyer’s Daily published an article authored by Hicks Morley’s Sukhvinder Dulay titled, “Benefits Plans and Medical Cannabis — to Cover or not to Cover.” In this article, Sukhvinder reviews whether the current health and benefits plans provide reimbursement for cannabis products used for therapeutic or medical purposes.
Hicks Morley’s Andrew Zabrovsky was quoted by the Law Times in the May 30, 2019 article titled, “Labour Arbitrators Leading in Opioid Addiction Law.”
LexisNexis Canada’s The Lawyer’s Daily published an article authored by Hicks Morley’s Amanda Lawrence-Patel titled, “Law Around Service Animals.” “The recent increase in media reports regarding requests by individuals to access their service animals, or “therapy pets” or “compassion pets” in the course of their employment and in accessing services has caused various organizations to consider…
Hicks Morley’s Kate Shao authored an article in Employment and Labour Law Reporter titled “Appellate Court Finds Preferential Treatment of WSIB Claimants in Workplace not Discriminatory.” The article discusses the recent decision of the Ontario Divisional Court on Carter v. FCA Canada Inc and Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
Hicks Morley congratulates each one of our lawyers who has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.
Benefits Canada quoted Hicks Morley’s Jordan Fremont in an April 9, 2019 article titled “Ontario Removes Red Tape for Pension Plans Joining JSPPs.” The article discusses how the Ontario government is eliminating the requirement of government approval for employers seeking to merge single-employer pension plans with jointly sponsored pension plans.
LexisNexis Canada’s The Lawyer’s Daily published an article authored by Hicks Morley’s Natasha Monkman and Alyson Frankie titled, “Navigating New Options Proposed for Addressing Salary Overpayments.”