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.
February 14, 2014
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.
June 9, 2016
Simon Published another article entitled “Motion for summary judgement raises questions about efficiency of pre-trial resolution” on First Reference Blog. This case explored the common issue of assessing an employee’s common law notice period at the termination of employment and the efficiencies involved in settling the matter through voluntary negotiations or pursuing the matter by…
July 14, 2016
Simon Published another article entitled “Ontario Court of Appeal suggest deference to trial judge in interpretation of termination clause” in First Reference Blogs about a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision that interpreted a termination clause and whether or not the clause rebutted the presumption of common law notice and limited the employee’s entitlements to…
May 12, 2016
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…
October 16, 2013
Simon contributed another article to First Reference entitled, “Ontario Court of Appeal rules on distracted driving and handheld devices”. A copy of this article can be found here.
December 20, 2017
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “5 Employment Law Predictions for 2018”. In this article, Simon explored: (1) the increase in sexual harassment cases brought about, in part, by the “me too” movement; (2) the amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 brought about by Bill 148 and in particular the equal…