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 be found here.
September 18, 2015
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…
December 14, 2012
Simon published another article in First Reference Blog entitled, “The intoxicate holiday party employee: Avoiding social host liability”. A link to this article can be found here.
September 15, 2016
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “Huge wrongful dismissal damage award overruled by Ontario Court of Appeal on basis of misapplication of law of just cause dismissal”. The case examines how an teacher was awarded a 12 month package, long term disability benefits for depression that arose after the termination and over…
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…
August 24, 2015
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “Poor drafting leads to finding of fixed term contract” about a recent B.C. Supreme Court’s finding that an employer had agreed to a 3 year fixed term contract and owed damages for the balance of the contract for the early termination of the contract. A link…
November 21, 2014
Simon published another article on First Reference Blogs on a recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision on Workplace Sexual Harassment. A copy of the article can be found here.