The Spring 2019 issue of OMHRA’s ECHO newsletter features two articles authored by Amanda Cohen and Jessica Toldo.
Hicks Morley’s Thomas Agnew authored an article in Benefits Canada titled “A Summary of Ontario’s Changing Employment and Labour Legislation.” In this article, Thomas summarizes the key ways Bill 47 is changing the previous amendments under Bill 148.
The Lawyer’s Daily has featured Hicks Morley’s Accommodation Training Workshop program in an article published on February 13, 2019. Stephanie Ramsay, a lawyer and co-presenter for the Accommodation Training Workshop stated, “One of the top items on the agenda [of our training session] will be gender identity — an area of uncharted waters for some employers […] Certainly,…
Benefits Canada quoted Hicks Morley’s Nadine Zacks in a January 23, 2019 article titled “B.C. University Employee Alleges Sexual Harassment, University Denies Claim.” The article discusses a sexual harassment claim at a university in British Columbia, brought by a female employee against her male colleague.
Hicks Morley’s Craig Rix was quoted by the Law Times in the January 28, 2019 article titled, “Additional Changes for Employment Laws Proposed” in which the impact of the proposed changes introduced by Bill 66 – Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act on the workplace are explored, such as overtime.
Hicks Morley’s David Alli was featured by the Canadian HR Reporter on February 4, 2019 in an interview where he addressed the main differences between workplace harassment and constructive criticism and how employers can mitigate these claims.
Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that Cassandra da Costa has joined the firm as an associate in our London office. Cassandra provides advice to employers in both the private and public sectors on a wide range of labour and employment issues.
Hicks Morley’s Will McLennan authored an article in Employment and Labour Law Reporter titled “”ESA-Only” Termination Clause Complied with ESA but Failed to Rebut Presumption of Common Law Notice.” The article argues how the Divisional Court recently upheld a decision of the Superior Court of Justice which held that a termination clause in an employment contract which complied with the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) failed to clearly rebut the presumption of entitlement to common law notice.
Hicks Morley’s Thomas Agnew authored an article in Benefits Canada titled “Employer Obligations Around Medical Pot, Benefits Plans.” In a case from February 2017, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal confirmed that an administrator of a benefits plan can choose what specific drugs and medications will be covered by a plan. In particular, it held that the exclusion of medical cannabis…
Hicks Morley has been recognized as a leader in the fields of Labour and Employment and Pensions law by The Legal 500 Canada 2019 guide. Clients describe Hicks Morley as “the most prominent employment boutique in the country.”…