Elizabeth Winter is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She provides advice to employers and management in both the public and private sectors on labour, employment, litigation and human rights issues. This includes labour disputes, grievance arbitrations, wrongful dismissals, employment standards, employment contracts, human rights and accommodation and related court litigation.
Elizabeth obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto. While at the University of Toronto, she sat on the editorial board of the Journal of Law and Equality. Prior to law school, Elizabeth obtained a Masters of Science in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours with Distinction) in Political Studies from Queen’s University. Elizabeth both summered and articled at the firm before returning in 2015 as an associate.
Colleges Education Financial Services Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial) Healthcare Hospitality & Gaming Municipalities & Municipal Agencies Professional & Technical Services Retail & Wholesale Trade School Boards Social Services Universities
Memberships & Affiliations
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Ontario Bar Association – Member (Education Law and Labour & Employment Law Sections)
Select Publications & Presentations
“Bill 148 Changes to the ESA – Are You Prepared?” OMHRA Echo Newsletter (Fall 2017)
“Consent to Disclose Ontario Student Records in Pupil Accommodation Cases at the HRTO” Ontario Bar Association – Education Law (January 18, 2016)
“NCR Canada Ltd. v. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 213” Canadian Bar Association E-News (November 2014) Co-authored with Terra Klinck
University of Toronto, J.D.
University of Oxford, M.Sc.
Queen’s University, B.A. (Hons.)