Workshop

Knowing how to manage the accommodation process related to an individual’s code-defined disability, can be a day-to-day challenge for employers and service providers, alike. Join us as we discuss the legal obligations and best practices to keep in mind as it relates to disability management.

Speaking Engagement

Topics Staffing – What is the Significance of the Sudbury Artbitration Managing the Fire Service in the Age of COVID Bargaining Update Labour Relation 101 – Workshop Diversity – Diversity/Trans Gender in the Fire Service – Transgender Focus Presentation – Fire Chief Award Top 10 Legal Trends of 2020 Social Connections Matter – Coping with…

Webinar

Hicks Morley Student Q&A Series

January 12, 2021 - January 15, 2021

Hicks Morley invites 2L students to join us for “behind-the-scenes” insights into the law school Summer and articling experience at an advocacy firm on Bay Street during exceptional times. Learn about life at Canada’s largest labour and employment boutique – and your career opportunities.

Speaking Engagement

On November 25, 2020, Stephen Goodwin and Evon Gayle will be discussing emerging legal issues across Canada since the start of COVID-19 as businesses return to the workplace. This is the final session of a three-part fall series hosted by NFP on key topics in the group benefits sector. Agenda: Topics: Emerging Canadian Legal Issues…

Workshop

There’s no such thing as “textbook” accommodation. Whether your employee has a challenging physical or mental disability that impacts their ability to do the job, childcare problems that interfere with their performance, faith-related obligations or is in the process of transitioning, how you respond to that individual’s request – or don’t – can mean significant liability for your organization. Are you prepared?

Speaking Engagement

On November 24, 2020, Kathryn Bird will be co-presenting at the Skills for Change event  “Inclusion at Work: Building Responsive Workplaces for Existing and New Challenge”. Join the 11th annual Diversity@Work conference where Kathryn will be discussing the topic of “Discrimination in the Workplace – What Are Individual Rights?. Moving from inclusion policies to practice is…

Workshop

This session focuses on essential investigation skills required by HR Professionals who are charged with investigating workplace incidents including: workplace harassment and violence complaints, discrimination and harassment complaints under the Human Rights Code, employee misconduct, such as suspected sick leave abuse or time theft, health and safety complaints.

Speaking Engagement

Employment contracts can be valuable part of your employment agreement, either as an employer or employee. However, there are a number of tricky issues that need to be correctly drafted to ensure that they are enforceable and achieve the intended goals. Agenda Topic Termination provisions Frustration of contract Restrictive covenants Arbitration clauses How contracts are…

Speaking Engagement

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…