We are pleased to announce that Michael Smyth has been selected as the new leader of Hicks Morley’s Social Services Practice Group.
SHRM quoted Hicks Morley’s Nadine Zacks in a May 12, 2021 article titled “Rapid Testing Could Curtail COVID-19 Outbreaks in Canadian Workplaces”. During Canada’s third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, workplace outbreaks risk transmitting the COVID-19 virus and its variants. Experts say rapid testing in workplaces could be instrumental in helping Canada fight the third…
Rayaz Khan, an associate at Hicks Morley has authored “Expert panel: The ins and outs of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy one year on” published in Benefits Canada Magazine on March 30, 2021. The article covers Canada’s initial reaction to the pandemic, the introduction of the wage subsidy, and an update on the current state of…
Canadian HR Reporter quoted Hicks Morley’s Nadine Zacks in a October 1, 2020 article titled “Are you screening workers for COVID?” Employers in Ontario are now required to apply a daily COVID-19 screening test to employees and essential visitors before they enter the workplace. As noted in the article, employers should keep appropriate records so…
Benefits Canada quoted Hicks Morley’s Stephanie Kalinowski in a September 28, 2020 article titled “How are insurers using block-level contract amendments to control drug costs?”
The July 2020 issue of the International Employment Law Update from Taylor Vinters, an international law firm, features an article by Hicks Morley’s Alisha Kassam, titled “Employer Action Taken in Response to the Pandemic.”
Benefits Canada quoted Hicks Morley’s Stephanie Kalinowski in a May 27, 2020 article titled “Employers Can’t Use SUB Plans to Top up Employees Laid off Due to Pandemic.” The article discusses how employers with registered supplemental unemployment benefit plans aren’t able to use them to top up laid-off employees who are receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit.
Hicks Morley’s Rayaz Khan authored an article published on April 14, 2020 in Benefits Canada titled “A Legal Update on the Government’s CEWS and CERB Programs.” The COVID-19 pandemic has created many complicated issues for employers. Prudent employers should ensure they’re aware of the resources that may be available during this uncertain time when information regarding government support is rapidly changing.
Hicks Morley congratulates each one of our lawyers who has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the 2020 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.
The April 2020 issue of Canadian Employment Law Guide® features an article authored by Hicks Morley lawyers Stephanie J. Kalinowski, Caitlin H. Morin and Ted J. Kovacs.