Simon published an article on whether an employee’s dismissal for cause on the basis of profanity should be upheld in, “Arbitrator rules profanity during telephone call with manager insufficient to constitute ‘just cause’ for dismissal”. A link to the article can be found here.
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…
Simon contributed another article to First Reference Blogs entitled Supreme Court of Canada confirms pension benefits should not be deducted from damages for wrongful dismissal. A copy of the article can be found here.
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.
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 made a Co-Presentation with Dr. Massarella to the Peel chapter of the HRPA on Gender Neutrality – Bill 33 Toby’s Law.
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…