Hicks Morley’s Edward O’Dwyer authored an article in the Employment and Labour Law Reporter titled “Appellate Court Upholds Termination for Frustration, Duty to Accommodate Not Triggered.” This article discusses the recent decision of the on Katz et al. v. Clarke, 2019 ONSC 2188, by the Ontario Divisional Court, where the Court set aside an order of a motion judge, granted the defendant’s summary judgment motion and dismissed the plaintiff’s action.
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…
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our partner John C. Kloosterman on May 28, 2019 in a motorcycle accident in California. We are all shocked by this news and our thoughts and prayers go to his spouse Jamie and the family.
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our partner and friend D. Brent Labord on May 22, 2019. His passing is a great professional and personal loss for Hicks Morley, especially for those who had the honour and privilege of working with Brent over his long career at the firm.
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.
Employment and Labour Law Reporter publishes an article authored by Hicks Morley’s Joseph T. Marcus, titled “A Cautionary Tale: Appellate Court Upholds Judgement Against Employer for Punitive Damages, Aggravated Damages and “Unusually High” Costs.”
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.”
The final rounds of the annual Hicks Morley Moot were held in our Toronto offices on Friday, March 29, 2019. The event provided an opportunity for students from Ontario law schools to litigate current legal issues of significance in the areas labour and employment law. Teams from law schools across Ontario competed before panels of judges drawn from the firm.