Simon started to blog at First Reference, a human resources forum, about current issues in human resources and employment law. Simon’s first blog is on the issue of medical evidence and disabilities before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal. A link to Simon’s blog can be found here.
May 19, 2017
Simon wrote another article on First Reference entitled “Ontario considers big changes to Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act”. This blog considers a recent independent report commissioned by the Provincial Government to examine changes to both the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act. A link to this blog can be…
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.
January 22, 2014
Simon contributed another article to First Reference Blogs entitled Supreme Court of Canada confirms pension benefits should not be deducted from damages for wrongful dismissal. A copy of the article can be found here.
September 9, 2013
Simon contributed another article to First Reference entitled Working Notice: A Refresher. A copy of this article can be found here.
October 16, 2013
Simon contributed another article to First Reference entitled, “Ontario Court of Appeal rules on distracted driving and handheld devices”. A copy of this article can be found here.
August 22, 2012
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.