RECENT CASES

Below is a sample of recent cases that Simon Heath of Heath Law has argued before the courts and administrative tribunals:


  October 14, 2011

Successfully defended a large retail truck dealership in an action for constructive dismissal in McMillan v. Seletrucks of Toronto Inc., (2011) ONSC 6128 (CanLII).  A link to the ruling can be found here.

  December 16, 2009

Successfully defended client in a Superior Court motion on appropriate venue in Wilcox v. Flintstone Glass & Mirror Ltd., (2009) ONSC 73279 (CanLII).  A link to the ruling can be found here.

  December 18, 2006

Successfully defended Ministry in a grievance challenging a just cause termination in Ontario Publc Service Employees Union v.Ontario (Finance), (2006) CanLII (ON GSB).  A link to the ruling can be found here.

  • Routinely represent clients at the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and the Ministry of Labour – Employment Standards Branch

  • Presented two (2) speeches at the 2011 Human Resources Professionals Annual (“HRPA”) Trade Show and Conference

  • Regular speaker and contributor to the Institute of Professional Management

  • In 2012, Simon was interviewed by Melissa Mancini from Canadian HR Reporter TV and he talks about the difference between employees and contractors (both dependent and independent) and how companies can differentiate between the two for legal reasons.  Watch this interview with Simon here.