Diversity Disclosure Requirements under CBCA in force January 1, 2020

As previously reported, Bill C-25, An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, and the Competition Act received Royal Assent on May 1, 2018 and will, among other things, impose new obligations on corporations incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) with the goal…

FTR Quarterly – Issue 12

In This Issue: Year in Review – Key Human Resources Law Developments of 2018, The Road Ahead: Human Resources Trends and Issues to Watch in 2019 and more!

Hicks Morley Congratulates Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2017

We would like to extend a very special congratulations to all the employers and in particular our many clients who made the list of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2017. Canada’s Best Diversity Employers recognizes employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs. This competition recognizes successful diversity initiatives in a variety…

Canadian University Boards Association (CUBA) Annual Conference

Award winning author Lawrence Hill, author of Blackberry Sweet Juice, The Illegal, and Book of Negroes, will deliver a keynote address exploring themes of diversity and inclusion. Panels and sessions that follow will include practical ways for Boards and Secretariats to put these important themes into action. In addition to the keynote theme,  sessions will…

CBA: Gender Identity and Gender Expression in the Workplace Webinar

Topics: Overview of concepts and terms relating to gender identity and expression Case law developments in the areas of human rights law and employment law Guidance for developing appropriate workplace policies Agenda In recent years, various jurisdictions across Canada have expressly added “gender identity” and “gender expression” as prohibited grounds of discrimination in their human…

Changing Workplaces Review – Interim Report Issued

Since May 2015, two government-appointed Special Advisors – Mr. Justice John Murray and Mr. Michael Mitchell – have been undertaking the Changing Workplaces Review (Review) to consider the changing nature of the workplace, the causes behind those changes, and whether the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (LRA) and the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) need to be amended to meet challenges created by the changes…