Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE) Webinar: Demystifying Proactive Pay Equity Legislation in the Federal Jurisdiction: It’s not as scary as you think

The Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE) will host the Federal Privacy Commissioner Karen Jensen as she speaks to CACE members about Federal Pay Equity and demystifies the process of proactive pay equity initiatives. The webinar will feature a 30 minutes presentation, a 15 minute Q&A and will be moderated by Hicks Morley’s Lauri…

Lucy Wu

Lucy is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She provides advice and representation to employers in both the private and public sector on a wide-range of labour, employment and human rights issues. Having held a management role prior to commencing law school, Lucy is uniquely positioned to assist employers and management in navigating various labour and employment issues.

Alia Rashid

Alia Rashid, a lawyer with Hicks Morley’s Toronto office, provides advice to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on labour, employment and human rights issues. This includes wrongful dismissal actions, employment standards, labour disputes, grievance arbitrations, human rights and accommodation.

Michael A. Jaworski

Michael provides advice to employers and management in both the private and public section on a wide range of labour and employment issues. Having assisted a variety of employers with responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, Michael has developed expertise in navigating complex public health directives and integrating those directives into clients’ occupational health and safety policies.

Danika L. Winkel

Danika provides advice to employers and management in both the private and public section on a wide range of labour and employment issues. Having previously worked for a plaintiff-side firm, Danika is uniquely positioned to assist employers in navigating the litigation process.

The Divisional Court Affirms Employers May Face Substantial Penalties for Failing to Respond to Sex Discrimination and Gender Pay Inequity

In its recent decision Ontario v Association of Ontario Midwives, the Ontario Divisional Court upheld two decisions of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario pertaining to sex discrimination and pay equity, reaffirming that employers have an obligation to take proactive steps to ensure that sex-segregated workers are compensated free from sex discrimination and that a…

Hicks Morley Office Changes as of March 16, 2020

Hicks Morley continues to monitor changes to the COVID-19 situation.  Our priority has been and continues to be our firm members, our clients and the community.  We are making efforts to do our part to reduce the risk and effective immediately, we will continue to have lawyers and staff onsite but most of our lawyers…

Hicks Morley’s Response to COVID-19

All of our offices are presently open for business. As recognized leaders in the areas of employment and labour law, Hicks Morley is well-positioned to assist you in your compliance obligations, developing contingency plans and managing the health and safety of your workforce. We have developed a dedicated webpage as a resource regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to assist employers in navigating the potential impact this pandemic may have on your workplace.