Simon spoke about Age Discrimination at the Peterborough chapter of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA).
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.
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.
May 12, 2016
Simon published another blog post to First Reference Blogs. In this article Simon provided an update on the Ministry of Labour’s OHSA and ESA blitzes that target specific industries and parts of the province to ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act. A link to the comment can…
April 14, 2016
Simon published another article on First Reference Blogs entitled: “Small claims court rules termination clause that violates ESA in future is unenforceable”. Simon explores a recent Divisional Court of Ontario case upholding a decision from the Small Claims court which confirmed that if a termination clause could be non-compliant with the Ontario Employment Standards Act,…
May 21, 2014
Simon published an articled on two recent Federal Court of Appeal decisions that clarify an employer’s obligations with respect to accommodating the child care responsibilities of their employees. A copy of the article can be found here.
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…