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 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.

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’s George Vuicic was quoted in the February 2015 edition of Canadian Lawyer InHouse in an article entitled, “Court releases ‘game-changing’ decision on federally regulated employees.” This article discusses the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. where it held that federally regulated employers may dismiss employees without…

Hicks Morley is delighted to once again be named “Most Frequently Recommended” in the Labour Relations (Toronto) category and “Consistently Recommended” in Labour Relations (Ottawa) category. The firm has once again been ranked “Consistently Recommended” in the Pension & Employee Benefits category and “Repeatedly Recommended” in Labour Relations – Construction Sector category. Published since 1997,…

Hicks Morley’s George Vuicic was quoted in the April-May 2013 edition of the CBA National Magazine in an article entitled, “Labour Pains.” This article discusses future trends in Canada’s labour laws as a result of the global economy, a relatively strong Canadian dollar, and tough times in the nation’s manufacturing industry. George states, “there have…

Hicks Morley’s George Vuicic authored an article for the March 25, 2013 edition of Ottawa Business Journal . The article entitled, “Internships in Ontario: A checklist for employers” provides an overview of the regulations which govern organizations as they plan an internship for newcomers to Canada, as well as what factors can contribute to a…

Hicks Morley’s George Vuicic was quoted in the March 11, 2013 edition of Canadian HR Reporter in an article entitled, “Employers have duty to accommodate child-care needs: Federal Court.”  The article discusses a recent landmark court decision that confirms employers have an obligation to try to provide accommodation for an employee’s child-care needs. In the…

Hicks Morley’s George Vuicic was quoted in the February 22, 2013 edition of The Lawyers Weekly in an article entitled, “Fed Court rejects strict test for ‘family status’ claims.”  The article discusses two recent cases by the Federal Court which has affirmed that employers may be obliged to adjust their work demands in order to…

Hicks Morley’s George Vuicic was quoted in the February 2015 edition of Canadian Lawyer InHouse in an article entitled, “Court releases ‘game-changing’ decision on federally regulated employees.” This article discusses the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. where it held that federally regulated employers may dismiss employees without…

Hicks Morley is proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Firm’s Ottawa office. In 2001, Lynn Thomson and George Vuicic relocated to Ottawa from our Toronto office, and joined Chuck Hofley, Andrew McCreary and Leanne Fisher, who had already established practices in Ottawa. Together, they realized Hicks Morley’s long-standing goal of opening an Ottawa…

George Vuicic was interviewed by CBC’s Laurie Fagan on CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning about workplace issues likely to arise in the event of a flu pandemic. His comments are summarized in an article entitled “Swine flu raises questions about sick leave policies.” George discusses how the issue is being approached by various employers, as well…