Department profile submitted by Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
Hicks Morley provides strategic labour relations advice, service and representation across all industry sectors, on diverse matters such as: union organising drives, jurisdictional disputes, union certification, unfair labour practice allegations, sale of business, bad faith bargaining complaints, strikes and lockouts, conciliation, picketing, related employer applications and public sector restructuring. With extensive experience in collective bargaining in both the private and public sectors, lawyers regularly advise on collective bargaining strategy, collective agreement proposals, and act as spokespersons at the bargaining table. Lawyers also represent employers throughout the grievance and arbitration process.
Hicks Morley provides a full range of employment law services for employers, including: managing workplace change, avoiding constructive dismissal issues, structuring employment contracts, and representation during post-employment litigation, including wrongful dismissal and wrongful competition. Lawyers provide strategic advice and assistance to employers on diverse human resources matters: purchase and sale of business, workforce restructuring, integration or harmonisation, employment policies and procedures, workplace investigations, recruitment and retention practices and procedures, drug testing, criminal background checks, conflict resolution, and restrictive covenants, and compliance with the Employment Standards Act, 2000.