Claudia Warner-Romano is a graduate of the J.D. program at Western University. Before attending Western, she most recently completed a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Toronto and worked as an information specialist in the healthcare sector.
Evon Gayle is a graduate of the Canadian and American Dual J.D. Program between the University of Windsor and University of Detroit Mercy Law. Prior to attending law school, he graduated on the Dean’s Honour Roll, receiving his Honours Bachelor degree from York University, with a major in Law and Society and specialization in Human Rights and Equity Studies.
Effective July 29, 2019, the occupational health and safety provisions of the Canada Labour Code now apply to specified employers and employees under the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act (PESRA).
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.
In this edition of HR Healthcheck, we discuss the Ministry of Labour’s current inspection campaign which is focused on workplace violence prevention in long-term care homes, retirement homes and community care workplaces.
The 2019 AMO Conference, Municipalities: Ontario’s Frontline, promises was a great opportunity to connect with your municipal colleagues from across Ontario. With expert keynotes, 20+ concurrent educational sessions, political leaders, over 100 industry exhibitors, and access to Provincial Ministers, the AMO Conference is a one-stop-shop for brushing up on current municipal issues and networking.
On August 10, 2019, the federal government released proposed amendments to the Employment Equity Regulations made under the federal Employment Equity Act (Act). The amendments are in support of an amendment to the Act made by Bill C-97, the Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1 to include new pay transparency requirements. Once proclaimed into force,…
Hicks Morley’s Mark Mason, Jessica Toldo and Amanda Cohen authored an article in the Canadian Employment Law Today titled “Pregnant Firefighters Can Be Accommodated Outside of 24-hour Shifts: Arbitrator.” The article discusses a recent Ontario arbitral that provided clarification on municipalities’ obligations when accommodating pregnant firefighters on 24 hour shifts. The arbitrator dismissed the Association’s…
As your lawyer, Jason Mercier will continuously strive to gain a better understanding of your business to personalize and cater legal services to your specific needs, to help your organization creatively solve complex human resources problems and to advocate on your behalf.
Understanding and navigating issues that arise upon the termination of an employment relationship is no simple matter – particularly with ongoing changes in employment standards legislation, complex human rights issues and advances in technology.