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.

Hicks Morley’s Craig Rix was quoted by the Law Times in the January 28, 2019 article titled, “Additional Changes for Employment Laws Proposed” in which the impact of the proposed changes introduced by Bill 66 – Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act on the workplace are explored, such as overtime.

Hicks Morley has been recognized in Chambers Canada 2019 Guide for Employment & Labour – Nationwide and Ontario, and Pensions & Benefits – Nationwide. The firm receives praise from clients for giving “sound advice and explaining things in a business-friendly way,” as well as for its “very strong bench” as well as its “technical expertise and promptness.”

Congratulations to our lawyers who have been recognized as notable practitioners in Chambers Canada 2019.

Hicks Morley congratulates 30 of our lawyers for being recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 in the areas of Labour and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Privacy and Data Security Law and Workers’ Compensation Law.

The article provides an overview of the latest changes to workplace legislation in the new Fair Workplaces Act. “These are potentially big changes
the employer community will have to be ready for. To the extent that any of these major changes come about, I think that the HR community is going to be very busy helping guide their organizations in making sure that they fully understand the full scope and extent of what these changes mean to the way we do business” Craig said…

Craig Rix was quoted in the September 5, 2016 article, “Ontario looking to make changes to labour laws,” which details the updating of the 1995 Labour Relations Act and 2000 Employment Standards Act with the Changing Workplaces Review. The July interim report raised concerns over card-based certification, precarious work and better enforcement…

Hicks Morley once again ranked #1 in Canada in the field of Labour and Employment Law in Best Lawyers® in Canada, 2017. Hicks Morley has more listed lawyers in the area of Labour and Employment Law than any other firm in Canada. Hicks Morley lawyers have also been listed in the Employee Benefits Law, the Privacy and Data Security Law and the Workers’ Compensation Law sections…

Top Listed in Best Lawyers

Hicks Morley once again ranked #1 in Canada in the field of Labour and Employment Law in Best Lawyers® in Canada 2016. Hicks Morley has more listed lawyers in the area of Labour and Employment Law than any other firm in Canada.

Hicks Morley’s Craig Rix co-authored an article, along with Karen Gordon of Squeaky Wheel Communications, featured on the cover of the July 2015 issue of Municipal World magazine. In the article entitled, “‘No Comment’ Is Not the Answer“, Craig addresses social media best practices and the important role of strategic communications in the context of…

Hicks Morley congratulates each one of our lawyers who has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.   Toronto Martin J. Addario Labour Relations David J. Bannon Labour Relations Labour Relations – Construction Sector Occupational Health & Safety Workers’ Compensation Harvey A. Beresford, Q.C. Labour Relations John E. Brooks…

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that Christopher Riggs, Stephen Shamie, John Brooks, and Craig Rix are globally recognized as Top 500 ICFM Leading Lawyers by InterContinental Finance 2013 Magazine. They were selected for their border-crossing roles as leaders in the legal field. InterContinental provides international reviews, focusing on distinct practitioners with significant cross-border standings. View…

An article by Hicks Morley’s Craig Rix and David Ross was published in the Spring 2013 edition of Municipal Monitor. In the article entitled, “Making the Case for a Better Interest Arbitration System,” Craig and David discuss the need for greater accountability and transparency within Ontario’s arbitration system. View Article

Hicks Morley’s Craig Rix was quoted in the February 2013 edition of Lexpert Magazine, in an article entitled, “Is Right-to-Work Constitutional?” Craig comments on right-to-work legislation suggesting that mandatory check-offs may not be integral to the duty to bargain in good faith. View Article

Hicks Morley congratulates Christopher Riggs, Stephen Shamie, John Brooks and Craig Rix for being recognized in the Who’s Who Legal Canada (3rd Edition) 2012 Annual Compendium. This edition lists a compilation of Canada’s pre-eminent practitioners across 31 fields. Lawyers are selected for inclusion through a six-month research process in which Who’s Who Legal‘s researchers interview and…

Hicks Morley’s Craig Rix was quoted in the January 7, 2012 edition of The Globe and Mail. In an article entitled “Bracing for trouble on the picket line“, Craig comments on this year’s picket-line battles suggesting that employers are going to be using hard bargaining, including potential lockouts, to make gains. View Article

Hicks Morley’s Craig Rix was quoted in the December 7, 2010 edition of Globe and Mail Newspaper, in an article entitled “Betting the farm on a Charter ruling.” Craig comments on the possible labour relations implications arising out of a Supreme Court decision due out soon. View Article