Larissa V. J. Putt

Larissa Putt is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Waterloo office. She provides advice and representation to employers in both the private and public sector on a wide range of labour and employment issues, including grievance arbitration, labour disputes, collective bargaining and human rights advocacy work. She also provides employers with practical guidance…

Evon J. Gayle

Evon Gayle, a lawyer with Hicks Morley’s Waterloo office, provides advice to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on human resources issues. The includes grievance arbitrations, wrongful dismissal actions, human rights and accommodation, employment standards and labour disputes.

Sexual Harassment Incident Response Workshop

Your new hire is alleging that she was sexually harassed by the VP Sales Canada at an industry event – and before you can investigate, the incident goes viral. You know how to run an investigation, but how will you manage everything else about the incident? And what happens when things go off the rails?

HRPA – Grand Valley Chapter Legal Update

Organizations and HR Professionals must keep an eye on updates in the law to ensure that their organizations are in compliance with legislation and precedent setting decisions, and to enable them to navigate the increasingly complex legal framework that we work in.

Accommodation Training Workshop – Waterloo

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?

Guelph and District HRPA Employee Relations Peer Networking Meeting

Topic Attendance Management Programs and Avoiding Legal Pitfalls The one hour session will review the issues related to developing and implementing an Attendance Management Program.  This often raises problems with union grievances, or human rights complaints, therefore a good understanding of the human rights code and accommodation principles, as well as some WSIB and ESA…