Simon published an article on a recent Ontario Divisional Court case that considered the enforceability of a termination clause in the federal jurisdiction. Specifically, the case explored whether or not the termination clause violated the Canada Labour Code. A link to the comment can be found here.
Simon wrote another article on First Reference entitled “Ontario considers big changes to Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act”. This blog considers a recent independent report commissioned by the Provincial Government to examine changes to both the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act. A link to this blog can be…
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog. The article entitled “OLRB rules that sleeping on the job does not constitute ‘intentional misconduct’ under ESA”, explores a recent decision from the Ontario Labour Relations Board that found that an employee’s repeated sleeping on the job did not disentitle him to statutory termination pay under the…
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 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.
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.
Simon published another article on First Reference Blogs on a recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision on Workplace Sexual Harassment. A copy of the article can be found here.