As the government starts lifting or relaxing certain orders and directives made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, employers are turning their mind to reopening their workplaces. In order to ensure a successful return to work in a COVID-19 world, it is crucial that employers turn their minds to the unique labour and employment considerations that will impact returning to the workplace, including employment standards requirements, health and safety obligations, human rights issues, privacy rights, the impact on pension and benefits, and potential litigation risks.

Speaking Engagement

As businesses contemplate a return to work, there are a number of questions confronting employers including employment law and Employment Standards Act requirements, health and safety obligations, and potential claims arising out of restructured workplaces. Join this expert faculty as, over the course of three weeks, they provide deep insight on how to tackle the quickly evolving legal issues facing employers today. Register now to secure your spot for this highly practical and timely program.

Speaking Engagement

Shivani will discuss effective strategies to respond to current issues arising in the workplace including the legalization of cannabis as well as the development and implementation of both whistle blower policies and codes of conduct. Shivani will touch on the implications of medical marijuana in workplaces generally, addressing the duties of employers to accommodate its use while ensuring a safe working environment.

Speaking Engagement

Overview It’s been a busy year. Many important provincial and federal arbitration, labour board, and court cases have been released, impacting various facets of labour law. Turn to our presenting arbitrators, labour board adjudicators, union counsel, and management lawyers for concise highlights and valuable commentary on a range of cases, topical issues, and legislative developments….

Speaking Engagement

Overview Presented by Hicks Morley and the HRPA Durham Chapter Topics: Recent Employment Law and Labour Law Case Update Cannabis in the Workplace and Benefit Plan Implications ESA Update – Bill 148 and Bill 47 – What Does it Mean? Post 65 Employee Benefits Update Pay Equity Update and Maintenance Obligations Off-Duty Conduct – When…


This one-day interactive workshop focuses on fundamental legal principles relating to attendance management and will provide tips on drafting a successful attendance management plan.

Conference / Seminar

2018 Toronto Client Conference

April 5, 2018 - May 3, 2018

Join us as we discuss these latest legal developments and more as we present effective tips, strategies and best practices that can help your organization stay on the leading edge of human resources management.

Speaking Engagement

The Human Resources field is in constant change. The challenge for all Human Resource Professionals is to keep pace with the emerging knowledge and techniques in order to support the management team with accurate and timely information. On October 26th Hicks Morley has partnered with the Quinte Chapter and the Northumberland and District Chapter of…