Simon published another article on First Reference Blogs entitled: “Small claims court rules termination clause that violates ESA in future is unenforceable”. Simon explores a recent Divisional Court of Ontario case upholding a decision from the Small Claims court which confirmed that if a termination clause could be non-compliant with the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 at some point in the future, it would not be enforceable. A link to the comment can be found here.
Simon made a Co-Presentation with Dr. Massarella to the Peel chapter of the HRPA on Gender Neutrality – Bill 33 Toby’s Law.
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled OHRT orders $70,000 in damages against employer for reprisal termination even though complaints of discrimination lacked merit. A link to the article can be found here.
Simon added another blog post to First Reference on the issue of a failed employee claim of constructive dismissal on the basis of harassment and religious discrimination. A copy of this article can be found here.
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog. The article entitled “OLRB rules that sleeping on the job does not constitute ‘intentional misconduct’ under ESA”, explores a recent decision from the Ontario Labour Relations Board that found that an employee’s repeated sleeping on the job did not disentitle him to statutory termination pay under the…
Simon spoke about Age Discrimination at the Peterborough chapter of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA).
Simon published an article entitled OHRT rules the “flu” is not a “disability” attracting the protection of the Human Rights Code. A copy of the article can be found here.