Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “Ontario Court of Appeal confirms offer of employment is consideration after an asset sale”. This blog post explores the recent decision of Krishnamoorthy v. Olympus Canada Inc., 2017 ONCA 873 whereby the Ontario Court of Appeal held that when a company is sold by way of asset sale an offer of new employment by the purchaser of an existing employee is consideration for entering into a new employment contract. A link to this blog post can be found here.
April 14, 2016
Simon published another article on First Reference Blogs entitled: “Small claims court rules termination clause that violates ESA in future is unenforceable”. Simon explores a recent Divisional Court of Ontario case upholding a decision from the Small Claims court which confirmed that if a termination clause could be non-compliant with the Ontario Employment Standards Act,…
August 20, 2014
Simon published another article in First Reference Blogs on constructive dismissals entitled, ‘Court rules that delay in implementing a promotion did not constitute a “constructive dismissal”’. A link to this decision can be found here.
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 18, 2015
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog examining a recent decision that explains when an Employer can demand an Independent Medical Exam during the accommodation process. The test advanced by the Tribunal is one based on “reasonableness”. A link to this article entitled “To IME or not To IME, This is the Question”, can…
September 17, 2014
Simon published an article on a recent HRTO decision whereby a company was found to have discriminated against a job candidate during the hiring process on the prohibited grounds of “race, colour and ethnic origin”. A copy of this article can be found here.
July 16, 2013
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.