The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal) has determined that it has concurrent jurisdiction to decide claims of discrimination and harassment falling within the scope of a collective agreement governed by the Labour Relations Act (LRA) and the Police Services Act (PSA). The decision addresses a significant question of law arising from the 2021 decision…
Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that Nigel McKechnie has joined the firm as an associate in our Ottawa office.
Nigel has a keen interest in trial advocacy. He has developed an expertise in the rules of evidence and litigation strategy, and in applying the Rules of Civil Procedure.
Hicks Morley has once again been recognized as a leading law firm in the Chambers Canada 2023 Guide for Employment & Labour (Ontario and Nationwide) and Pensions & Benefits (Nationwide).
On September 27, 2022, the Ontario government announced that it is seeking public feedback on its plan to expand benefits like health and dental to workers who need coverage, including those in part-time and precarious jobs, in sectors such as retail, hospitality and the gig economy. This call for feedback follows the government’s appointment of…
Ongoing representation to clients in the private, public, and municipal sectors in civil litigation, human rights proceedings, labour arbitrations and Ministry of Labour proceedings.
Counsel to various film and television production companies in connection with all employment and labour-related matters.
Successfully represented healthcare, municipal, and private sector clients on multiple grievances relating to breaches of the collective agreement.
Ted Kovacs and Laura Buck are presenting a labour and employment legal update to the Stratford & District Human Resources Association.
During the OMHRA 2022 Fall Conference and Annual General Meeting, participants will be encouraged to rethink and reimagine their approaches to municipal human resource management. The sessions will explore issues related to how to prepare for the future of municipalities and the future of work.