Simon published another article in First Reference Blogs on constructive dismissals entitled, ‘Court rules that delay in implementing a promotion did not constitute a “constructive dismissal”’. A link to this decision can be found here.
Simon wrote another article on First Reference entitled “Divisional Court confirms Human Rights Code provides statutory authority to demand an Independent Medical Exam”. This blog explores the recent Ontario Divisional Court decision in Bottiglia v. Ottawa Catholic School Board 2017 ONSC 2417 where the court held that an employer could demand an Independent Medical Exam…
Simon contributed another article to First Reference entitled, “OLRB Upholds MOL Finding that a Vehicle is a Workplace for the purposes of the OHSA”. A copy of this article can be found here.
Simon published an article on a recent HRTO decision whereby a company was found to have discriminated against a job candidate during the hiring process on the prohibited grounds of “race, colour and ethnic origin”. A copy of this article can be found here.
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog exploring a recent Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario case where a small farm terminated two employees who wanted to take a day off work for a religious observance. The article entitled, “HRTO concludes teenage Mennonites discriminated against when fired for observing a religious holiday” can be found…
Simon was interviewed by National Public Radio (“NPR”) in the United States for a National Radio Segment on Uber Drivers and whether they could be considered employees, dependent contractors or employees. A link to this radio segment that was broadcast on NPR’s national morning news can be found here.
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog. The article entitled “Employee Termination Deemed Reprisal” which explored the prohibition against terminating or reprising against employees who exercise their right to refuse unsafe work under the provisions of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. In the article Simon considers the recent decision of Podobnik v….