Workshop

Requests for family status accommodation have become increasingly common in recent years, and in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, these types of requests are only expected to increase. Whether an employee requests accommodation due to the need to supervise their child during the day, provide increased support for an elderly parent, or care for a family member who has contracted the virus, it is critical that the employer respond in a manner consistent with the current state of the law on family status accommodation. Join us for a webinar that addresses the legal obligations and best practices to keep in mind when engaging in the accommodation process, both during the pandemic and beyond.

Speaking Engagement

Hosted by the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers and Black Law Students Association of Canada, this third annual workshop series includes a session on associates’ perspectives on on-campus interviews (OCIs) and interview tips.

Webinar

Hicks Morley invites BLSA members to join us on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 5 pm for an informal and interactive discussion with Black lawyers at the firm about our intensive skill-building student program and advocacy work opportunities.

Speaking Engagement

Overview Join the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Durham Chapter on June 4th, 2021 for the latest information in HR Law. Joining the chapter are Hicks Morley partners Mark Mason, Natasha Monkman and Stephanie Jeronimo, and associates Alia Rashid, Allison MacIsaac, Carey O’Connor, Grant Nuttall and Sean Reginio. Learning objectives: Trends in Employment Law Recent…

Webinar

Please note registration for this event has closed. Fee: Complimentary Overview This webinar will provide a legal update on discrimination, in particular, racial discrimination, and systemic discrimination in the workplace. The focus will be on updating and clarifying these concepts, as well as their application by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and labour arbitrators,…

Workshop

Overview: Employee absenteeism is one of the most challenging issues an employer faces and it can impact productivity and morale in the workplace. In addressing absenteeism issues, employers must be aware of the interplay between their legitimate expectation that employees attend work regularly and the many valid reasons for absences, including statutory leaves and an employee’s human rights. This program is intended to introduce employers to one of the most important tools available to address absenteeism – an attendance management program or policy.

Workshop

There’s no such thing as “textbook” accommodation. Whether your employee has a challenging physical or mental disability that impacts their ability to do the job, childcare problems that interfere with their performance, faith-related obligations or is in the process of transitioning, how you respond to that individual’s request – or don’t – can mean significant liability for your organization. Are you prepared?