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’s Melissa Roth authored an article in Employment and Labour Law Reporter titled “Union Need Not be Involved in Every Accommodation Request, Appeal Court Rules (and the Supreme Court Agrees).” The article outlines that while it may be the case that involvement by the union is not required, all parties to the employment relationship (employer, employee and union) have a duty to cooperate in the accommodation process and there may be many circumstances where the union may be very helpful in managing the expectations of employees through the accommodation process.
Hicks Morley’s Melissa Roth authored an article in Employment and Labour Law Reporter titled “Court Disapproves of Employee’s Surreptitious Recordings of Meetings with Employer.” The article explores how secretive recordings of meetings, may not favourably serve an employee in court.
An article by Hicks Morley’s Melissa Roth was published in the June 2013 issue of The CBA National Labour and Employment Law Section Newsletter. In the article entitled, “Common law reasonable notice: A “hardy” presumption,” Melissa comments on the high standard of clarity and detail required in drafting “ESA only” contracts, in order to rebut…
Hicks Morley is pleased to announce the hiring of six new associates. Working out of the firm’s Toronto office are Jacqueline Luksha, Samantha Crumb, Julia Nanos, Mitchell Smith and Andrea Yau. Working out of the firm’s Waterloo office is Melissa Roth.