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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,…

Hicks Morley’s Craig Rix was quoted by the Law Times in the January 28, 2019 article titled, “Additional Changes for Employment Laws Proposed” in which the impact of the proposed changes introduced by Bill 66 – Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act on the workplace are explored, such as overtime.

Hicks Morley’s Will McLennan authored an article in Employment and Labour Law Reporter titled “”ESA-Only” Termination Clause Complied with ESA but Failed to Rebut Presumption of Common Law Notice.” The article argues how the Divisional Court recently upheld a decision of the Superior Court of Justice which held that a termination clause in an employment contract which complied with the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) failed to clearly rebut the presumption of entitlement to common law notice.

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that the firm is consistently ranked as the leading law firm in the “Labour Relations, Employment and Pensions Lawyers Who’s Who: Toronto” according to The 2019 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Practice groups included in this category are employment law, labour relations, labour relations (construction sector), occupational health & safety,…

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that Stephen Shamie and Jeffrey Goodman have been recognized as the country’s “Leading Lawyers” in The 2019 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Congratulations to both Stephen and Jeffrey for being listed in the year’s edition. Rankings are based upon peer recommendations through an annual survey of…

Hicks Morley’s Thomas Agnew authored an article in Benefits Canada titled “Employer Obligations Around Medical Pot, Benefits Plans.” In a case from February 2017, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal confirmed that an administrator of a benefits plan can choose what specific drugs and medications will be covered by a plan. In particular, it held that the exclusion of medical cannabis…