Simon published another article on First Reference Blogs with respect to the Ontario Human Rights Commission new policy on removing the “Canadian Experience Barrier”. A copy of this article can be found here.
December 19, 2018
Simon published a blog post exploring the Ontario Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Brake v. PJ-M2R Restaurant Inc. (2017) ONCA 402. This case comment examines the Ontario Court of Appeal’s most recent decision on the issue of mitigation in wrongful dismissal. Typically, when an employee is terminated by his/her employer, he/she has a positive…
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,…
November 17, 2016
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog. The article entitled “Fresh Consideration and Employment Contracts” examines two recent cases, the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Holland v. Hostopia.com Inc., 2015 ONCA 762 and a recent trial decision in Gibbons v. BB Blank Inc., 2016 CanLII 44181 on how companies can make employment contracts…
July 15, 2014
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.
December 18, 2013
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.
April 15, 2014
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.