Advantage CPD: Practical Considerations for HRTO Litigation

At the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO), employers and service providers must be strategic with respect to the HRTO’s specific procedural practices and tendencies, in addition to matters involving legislation and case law. This session will provide insights regarding how to best navigate HRTO proceedings

Alex Lemoine

Alex has developed a speciality in advising clients on matters related to accessibility compliance, executive compensation and workplace dispute resolutions.

Advantage CPD: Ensuring Your Mediation is a Success

Mediation is becoming an ever-present fixture in all forms of employment advocacy, whether it be in civil litigation or in matters before boards and tribunals. It is a critical stage in the litigation process. As such, it is important to take a holistic approach to the mediation process, one that does not focus on just the mediation itself. In this Advantage CPD webinar, we will discuss many issues surrounding mediations.

Court Certifies Class Action Relating to Improper Access of Medical Files

In Welshman v. Central Regional Health Authority, the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court) certified a class action in which the plaintiffs alleged that employees of the defendant, the Central Regional Health Authority, improperly accessed the private personal and medical information of 260 individuals outside of the scope of their employment. The Court’s decision…

Ontario Superior Court Reins In Proposed Discovery Plan and Common Issues

In Curtis v. Medcan Health Management Inc., Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court reined in the scope of the plaintiffs’ proposed discovery plan and constrained the scope of the certified common issues in an ongoing employment class action. This class action relates to an allegation of unpaid vacation and public holiday pay. As we…

Eleanor Vaughan Quoted in Canadian HR Reporter Article About Recent Class Action Settlement

Canadian HR Reporter interviewed Hicks Morley’s Eleanor Vaughan for an article titled, “When small errors add up: Federal Court awards $817 million for class action benefits underpayment.” In light of the recent decision Manuge v. Canada, Eleanor notes how payment errors and other employment-related issues can open employers up to risk and how class action liability in those cases can be significant.

Successfully represented a large hospital association as an intervenor at the Court of Appeal defending mandatory vaccination policies against injunction motions. Successfully represented that same hospital association in a similar matter at the Superior Court level.

Successfully represented a large hospital association as an intervenor at the Court of Appeal defending mandatory vaccination policies against injunction motions. Successfully represented that same hospital association in a similar matter at the Superior Court level.