Simon published an article on Family Status and the duty to accommodate Childcare Responsibilities on the First Reference Blog. A copy of the article can be found here.
October 17, 2016
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “Refusing a 50 km commute not a failure to mitigate”, where he reviewed a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision where the court held that the Plaintiff’s decision not to explore a new job that was 50 kms away from her house did not constitute a…
August 28, 2012
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.
June 17, 2013
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.
March 17, 2016
Simon published another article to First Reference entitled: Ontario Human Rights Commission released updated policy on “preventing discrimination based on Creed”. This article explores the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s recent 173 page report that offers guidance on how businesses and employers can avoid committing discrimination on the basis of creed. It is timely given the…
August 12, 2013
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled OHRT orders $70,000 in damages against employer for reprisal termination even though complaints of discrimination lacked merit. A link to the article can be found here.
March 15, 2017
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “Employee’s age justifies wrongful dismissal damages of 24 months”. This post explores the recent court decision in Stephanie Ozorio v Canadian Hearing Society, 2016 ONSC 5440 where the court held that the employees age of 60 and the difficulty she would face competing with younger individuals…