The July 24, 2018 issue of Labour Notes® newsletter features an article authored by Hicks Morley lawyer Ryan Plener. In the article “Appeal Court Rules on Termination Clauses and Proper ‘Failsafe’ Language,” Ryan discusses how a recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal, where it reversed the lower court decision, could serve as an example to clarify the different interpretations of the employment contract provisions which limit entitlements upon termination.
The Summer print edition of Precedent Magazine featured announcements of John Kloosterman and Melissa Bastarache‘s arrival at the firm in the Precedent A-List section, a source for awards, promotions, new hires and other legal news. View John Kloosterman’s A-List Announcement View Melissa Bastarache’s A-List Announcement
Canadian Lawyer Magazine quoted Hicks Morley’s Julia Nanos in a July 3, 2018 article titled “Retailers squeezed by new rules.” The article discusses how some of the new laws implemented in Ontario, such as calculations for holiday pay and equal pay for equal work are affecting restaurants and retailers.
Hicks Morley’s Jessica Toldo authored an article in Employment and Labour Law Reporter titled “Pay Equity Compliance: An Update From The Supreme Court of Canada.” The article discusses two decisions by The Supreme Court of Canada pertaining to Quebec’s Pay Equity Act (Act) that serve as a reminder to all employers of the importance of complying with their governing pay equity legislation….
Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that a new associate has joined the firm. Working out of our Toronto office, Nisha Dhanoa practises litigation, advising both private and public sector businesses on a wide variety of issues, including wrongful competition, shareholder disputes, executive compensation and contracts as well as employee terminations.
Congratulations to Stephen Shamie and David Bannon for being listed in the Lexpert US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada. This guide includes a directory of the leading Canadian cross-border lawyers as well as the top issues facing cross-border lawyers dealing with the unsettled US-Canadian relationship in 2018.
The Summer 2018 issue of OMHRA’s ECHO newsletter features two articles authored by Hicks Morley lawyers Anna Karimian and Jessica Toldo. In the article “Landmark Decision Finds Fippa’s Delay / Block of Public Access to Adjudicative Records of Administrative Tribunals Unconstitiutional,” Anna and Jessica discuss the Toronto Star v AG Ontario case where a landmark decision prompted by the Toronto Star, the Superior Court…
Benefits and Pensions Monitor has mentioned Hicks Morley lawyers in two daily news alerts on June 21, 2018…
Hicks Morley is pleased to congratulate Daniel Michaluk, who has been honoured with the 2018 Lexpert Zenith Award: Celebrating Mid-Career Excellence in the practice area of Computer and IT law.
Hicks Morley’s Thomas Agnew authored an article in Benefits Canada titled “Court Confirms Employer’s Right to Change Job Conditions.” In a recent decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that an employer didn’t constructively dismiss a long-service employee when it provided the individual with 18 months of working notice prior to asking her to enter into a new employment contract that included changes to vacation pay and a signing bonus…