Katherine ensures Hicks Morley’s lawyers are kept apprised of new developments in the law and legal practice, and she works with practice groups to incorporate these into the services they provide to clients.
The session will include instructional components, video demonstrations and discussion regarding strategies to deal with issues that can arise when conducting investigations. Attendees will receive a detailed digital manual entitled, “Hicks Morley’s Guide to Conducting Investigations into Workplace Complaints.”
This session will begin with a brief overview of workplace investigation best practices. We will then turn our attention to an interactive exercise in which attendees will have the opportunity to use what they learned in Part 1 to develop and hone their skills.
This session focuses on investigation fundamentals. Attendees will learn the key takeaways from case law and best practices for investigating workplace incidents
In this three-hour session, we will guide you through various scenarios crossing all sectors and provide an opportunity to use what you have learned to develop and hone your skills. You will leave with practical tips, checklists and resources that will enable you to better assess the potential risks associated with your workplace relationships and practices, including with third-party contractors, employees and constructors.
In a session titled “Health & Safety 101,” Sean Reginio will discuss school board obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and associated implications under the Ontario Human Rights Code as well as the impact of the OHSA on special education students, teachers and other educational workers.
Last week we published “The Year in Review – 2023 Cases of Note.” This week we are back with our review of notable legislative updates from 2023 that we believe will be of interest to employers, human resources professionals and pension plan administrators. We also identify some legislation to watch for in 2024. Ontario Employment…
We are back with our annual review of the prior year’s notable cases that we believe will be of interest to employers and human resources professionals. We also identify some cases to watch for in 2024. Next week, we will bring you our review of notable 2023 legislative updates. Cases of Note Employment Termination of…
Canadian HR Reporter interviewed Hicks Morley’s Carey O’Connor for an article titled, “Supreme Court clarifies employer responsibilities around OHS.” Carey addresses a number of key takeaways for human resources professionals following the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in R. v. Greater Sudbury (City).
On November 9, 2023 the Supreme Court of Canada issued the long-awaited decision in R v Greater Sudbury (City). The outcome of this decision has widespread and significant implications under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) that will impact municipalities in the future.