Simon published an article at First Reference Blog on the recent 3.5 year criminal sentence handed down to a Project Manager arising from violations of the health and safety provisions of the Criminal Code. A summary of this groundbreaking decision, which is under appeal, can be found here.
December 19, 2014
Simon contributed another article to First Reference Blog on the top five (5) employment law trends of the year. A copy of this article can be found here.
February 19, 2013
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.
September 23, 2017
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “Pregnant temporary worker files human rights complaint after termination”. This article explored the issues involved when temporary employees who are hired for short term specific tasks file complaints against the companies that have retained them. In this case, the employer was alleged to have terminated the…
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…
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…
February 7, 2013
Simon made a Co-Presentation with Dr. Massarella to the Peel chapter of the HRPA on Gender Neutrality – Bill 33 Toby’s Law.