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.
Simon added another blog post to First Reference on the issue of a failed employee claim of constructive dismissal on the basis of harassment and religious discrimination. A copy of this article can be found here.
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 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.
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…
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.
Simon published another articled on the Ministry of Labour’s Employment Standards Act Blitzes for 2014-15. A copy of the article can be found here.