Incentive plans have been the subject of recent scrutiny by the courts, at times resulting in unfavourable decisions for employers and high payouts to employees. The specific wording of an incentive plan and how the plan was rolled out to employees play key roles in these decisions. From drafting, to rollout, to defending claims in litigation, understanding the life cycle of an incentive plan is critical to achieving your intended outcome.
This webinar will focus on the potential changes to Canada’s privacy legislation through the introduction of Bill C-27, Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2022. If passed, this Bill will create significant changes to the current Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and would enact new legislation regarding privacy and artificial intelligence. We will discuss the key impacts should Bill C-27 get passed, along with what this means for Canada’s privacy legislation going forward.
In “Social Media and the Law,” Amanda Lawrence-Patel spoke about issues that may arise with respect to social media and academic freedom.
Hicks Morley invites law students to join us for a virtual Open House on June 8, 2022 at 5 p.m. The session will feature an interactive, moderated panel discussion, followed by small group breakout sessions. Our firm’s lawyers will provide practical advice to help you achieve your career goals, and gain insight into the Hicks Morley student experience.
During this annual law update, nine of Hicks Morley’s partners and associates will present topics and updates in labour and employment law and host a Q&A panel to address questions directly.
Victoria McCorkindale discusses the privacy challenges that arise through public and private sector collaborations, including who owns data that is created through the relationship, who has decision-making power over the handling of such data and which privacy laws govern.
This webinar will focus on updating and clarifying issues of Anti-Black Racism and systemic discrimination, with an emphasis on how adjudicators assess claims of racial and systemic discrimination, both broadly and in the school board setting.
In this session we will discuss what constitutes bad faith in the employment context, and how it applies to different phases of the employment relationship. We will address employer conduct leading up to termination, at the time of termination, during the post-termination period and during litigation—each of which can have an effect on an award for bad faith damages.
The 2022 OASIS Conference will be a hybrid model with options available for virtual and in-person attendance. As Ontario’s pre-eminent event for senior executives in this
service sector, the conference brings together the province’s leading organizations and will include a wide range of plenary sessions and workshops.
Are you looking to move from legal advisor to organizational leader? Frank Cesario and Bonnie Roberts Jones tackle the skills and approach necessary to turn difficult conversations—with your team, clients and outside counsel—into a positive experience.