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 another article on First Reference Blog on a recent court case that examined the potential liability arising from the termination of a short service employee who alleged he was bound by a 5-year fixed term contract. The case also discusses contract formation and a copy of the article can be found here.
Simon published an articled on two recent Federal Court of Appeal decisions that clarify an employer’s obligations with respect to accommodating the child care responsibilities of their employees. A copy of the article can be found here.
Simon published another article in First Reference Blog entitled, “British Columbia Court Of Appeal concludes employee’s conduct in workplace interpersonal conflict justified just cause for termination.” A link to the article can be found here.
Simon published another article for First Reference Blogs on a recent Human Rights decision where the Tribunal ordered a massive damage award against an employer for failing to consider employment options beyond the employee’s pre-injury job. A link to the article can be found here.
Simon was interviewed by National Public Radio (“NPR”) in the United States for a National Radio Segment on Uber Drivers and whether they could be considered employees, dependent contractors or employees. A link to this radio segment that was broadcast on NPR’s national morning news can be found here.
Simon published an article on First Reference Blog on a recent OLRB decision involving a company’s breach of the Bill amendments to the Occupational Health & Safety Act. A link to the article can be found here.