Dianne Jozefacki is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She advises public- and private-sector employers on a wide range of labour and employment matters, with a particular emphasis on energy sector and school board matters and employment litigation.
Dianne appears as counsel on a variety of labour and employment disputes, including wrongful dismissal and defamation claims, grievances and human rights proceedings. She has represented clients in trials, appeals, tribunal hearings and labour board and arbitration proceedings. She has also appeared as counsel in all levels of court in Ontario, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal.
Dianne provides clients with ongoing support to assist employers and service providers in avoiding litigation through proactive strategic actions.
Dianne is a member of the Ontario Bar Association.
Memberships & Affiliations
Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Law Section)
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Advocates’ Society – Member
Select Publications & Presentations
“Employment Contracts and the State of the Law on Termination Clauses” Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2020, Carswell (September 25, 2020)
“Cannabis – Turning Over a New Leaf” Tourism Issues Forum, Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (February 25, 2019)
“Education Labour Relations and Human Resources Symposium 2018” Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (April 27, 2018)
“Frustration of Contract in the Employment Law Context”, Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2016, Carswell (September 9, 2016)
“Teacher Expression: Can you restrict it?” Education Law Section Newsletter, Ontario Bar Association (January 22, 2015)
University of Ottawa, J.D.
University of Ottawa, B.A. with Honours Specialization in English