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Hicks Morley’s  Cassandra da Costa authored an article featured in the Employment and Labour Law Reporter titled “Appellate Court: Employee Can’t Transform Employer’s Supportive Leniency (Allowing Flexibility in Her Start Time) into Contractual Obligation.” In this article, Cassandra discusses the recent decision on Peternel v. Custom Granite & Marble Ltd. by the Ontario Divisional Court,…

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that three new associates have joined the firm. Practicing out of the Toronto office are Caitlin Morin, a member of the firm’s Pension, Benefits & Executive Compensation group, Alexandra Mayeski a member of the Information, Data Security & Privacy group, and Ryan Freeman  a Labour & Employment lawyer.

The Fall 2019 issue of OMHRA’s ECHO newsletter features two articles authored by Amanda Cohen and Jessica Toldo. In the article “Divisional Court Reaffirms the Orillia Hospital Test for Accommodation,” the authors discuss a recent decision by the Ontario Divisional Court which quashed the decisions of the Arbitrator in a workplace accommodation related case.

Hicks Morley has once again been recognized as a leading law firm in the Chambers Canada 2020 guide for Employment & Labour (Ontario and Nationwide) and Pensions & Benefits (Nationwide). The firm receives praise for its “tremendous bench strength” being “a pre-eminent boutique in Ontario,” as well as for working on “very big pensions matters”…

Hicks Morley has been named the Employment Law Firm of the Year 2019 by Chambers Canada. The Chambers Canada Awards reflect a law firm’s prominence in key practice areas and notable achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.

Hicks Morley’s Melissa Roth was featured by PrecedentJD in an August 28, 2019 article titled “Meet Three Lawyers Who Love Living and Working in Waterloo.” “It’s a busy market” Melissa says of Waterloo, a city renowned as the second-densest concentration of tech start-ups in the world – next to Silicon Valley.

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that Jason Mercier has joined the firm as an associate in our Ottawa office. Jason provides advice and representation to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on a wide range of labour, employment and human rights issues, including grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, labour disputes, termination and wrongful dismissals, occupational health and safety, worker’s safety and insurance, human rights and accommodation and employment standards. He is fluent in both French and English, and maintains a fully bilingual practice.

Hicks Morley congratulates 32 of our lawyers for being recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 in the areas of Labour and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Privacy and Data Security Law and Workers’ Compensation Law.