Simon wrote another article on First Reference entitled “Divisional Court confirms Human Rights Code provides statutory authority to demand an Independent Medical Exam”. This blog explores the recent Ontario Divisional Court decision in Bottiglia v. Ottawa Catholic School Board 2017 ONSC 2417 where the court held that an employer could demand an Independent Medical Exam from an employee under the authority of the Ontario Human Rights Code when there was conflicting medical evidence from the employee’s own doctor. A link to the decision can be found here.

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