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 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 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 published another article for First Reference Blogs on a recent Human Rights decision where the Tribunal ordered a massive damage award against an employer for failing to consider employment options beyond the employee’s pre-injury job. A link to the article can be found here.
Simon published another article on First Reference Blogs about whether or not Employers in Canada can refuse to hire smokers. A link to Simon’s article can be found here.
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…
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.