Simon published an article on First Reference Blog entitled Ontario Human Rights Tribunal rules company discriminated against employee with developmental disability by paying her wages of $1.25 per hour. A copy of the article can be found here.
Simon published an article entitled OHRT rules the “flu” is not a “disability” attracting the protection of the Human Rights Code. A copy of the article can be found here.
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.
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “Arbitrator upholds just cause termination in part on negative Facebook post”. In this case, the employee posted extremely negative comments about his Manager and Employer after he was terminated for just cause. The Arbitrator upheld his termination and commented that the negative comments in his Facebook…
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 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 published another article on First Reference Blog. The article entitled “Employee Termination Deemed Reprisal” which explored the prohibition against terminating or reprising against employees who exercise their right to refuse unsafe work under the provisions of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. In the article Simon considers the recent decision of Podobnik v….