Simon presented a 3 hours session to the HRPA on Age Discrimination. He presented a seminar and then led the participants through two fact scenarios so that they could work through difficult and challenging human resources issues involving age.
November 20, 2015
Simon published an article on a recent Ontario Divisional Court case that considered the enforceability of a termination clause in the federal jurisdiction. Specifically, the case explored whether or not the termination clause violated the Canada Labour Code. A link to the comment can be found here.
July 16, 2013
Simon published another article on First Reference Blogs with respect to the Ontario Human Rights Commission new policy on removing the “Canadian Experience Barrier”. A copy of this article can be found here.
December 18, 2015
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog examining a recent decision that explains when an Employer can demand an Independent Medical Exam during the accommodation process. The test advanced by the Tribunal is one based on “reasonableness”. A link to this article entitled “To IME or not To IME, This is the Question”, can…
June 9, 2016
Simon Published another article entitled “Motion for summary judgement raises questions about efficiency of pre-trial resolution” on First Reference Blog. This case explored the common issue of assessing an employee’s common law notice period at the termination of employment and the efficiencies involved in settling the matter through voluntary negotiations or pursuing the matter by…
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently addressed the issue of when replacement benefit coverage and a bonus were payable as part of an award of damages in a wrongful dismissal action. The case of Singer v. Nordstrong Equipment Limited 2018 ONCA 364 is a useful reminder of the key legal principles. This case is a…
February 20, 2013
Simon spoke about Age Discrimination at the Peterborough chapter of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA).