2019 was a busy year in the College sector. We thought it would be useful to review some of the significant human resource issues from 2019 as these cases may impact your approaches in 2020. Curl up by the fire and have a read. Happy New Year!
Advantage CPD: As the World Turns – Legislative/Case Law Updates in Labour and Employment Law
In a fast paced review, we will examine federal and Ontario legislative changes followed by a review of new risks and liabilities arising out of some recent noteworthy decisions rendered by tribunals, arbitrators and the courts. Before turning to your questions, we will close with a “To Do” list summarizing the learnings.
HRPA Quinte and District Chapter: 21st Annual HR Employment and Labour Law Conference
Receive valuable information and guidance from Hicks Morley, Canada’s leading law firm which devotes its practice exclusively to representing employers on human resources law and advocacy issues.
Reaching Out – Fourteenth Edition
Dear Friends, Welcome to our Winter 2019 edition of Reaching Out. The last 18 months have been a tumultuous time in employment law in Ontario. We saw the introduction of sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and Labour Relations Act, 1995 in January 2018, only to see many of them repealed in January…
CAPDHHE Newsletter Features Article by Njeri Damali Sojourner-Campbell on Responding to Human Rights Complaints in the Workplace
The summer 2018 edition of the Canadian Association for the Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in Higher Education (CAPDHHE)’s newsletter features an article authored by Hicks Morley lawyer Njeri Damali Sojourner-Campbell.
Developments in Canadian Academic Law – Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for the Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in Higher Education (CAPDHHE)
Overview Developments in Academic Law – Six Minute Updates.
Are Service Providers Liable for Harassment Between Customers? The Divisional Court Weighs In
In City of Toronto v. Josephs, the Divisional Court reviewed a recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal) and specifically addressed the question of a service provider’s liability for harassment issues arising between customers. In so doing, the Court has provided useful guidance for organizations that provide services to the public, and…
An “Uncomfortable” Workplace Interaction – or Harassment and Discrimination under the Human Rights Code?
In dismissing this human rights application as having no reasonable prospect of success, Vice Chair Hart made helpful comments with respect to the Human Rights Code (Code) and the role of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal) in dealing with “uncomfortable” workplace interactions. In short, the decision stands for the proposition that, depending on…
Lancaster House: Gender Identity and Gender Expression: Best practices in the workplace
When an employee requires accommodation in relation to gender identity or gender expression, the process can be challenging for the employer, the union, and especially the employee. This audio conference will explore best practices for creating an inclusive, accommodating environment, and dealing with trans-specific issues such as washroom accessibility, training, and reluctant co-workers. Topic Understanding…
2016 Waterloo Client Conference
Change is a constant in the human resources world: ongoing developments in the law, whether through new legislation or the courts, and the rapid evolution of best practices create a fast-paced learning environment for human resources professionals.