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.
May 30, 2018
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “What are the “exceptions” to the equal pay provisions of the Employment Standards Act”. In this article, Simon reviewed amendments to the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 brought about by Bill 148 to include an obligation for “equal pay for equal work” irrespective of an individual’s…
September 9, 2013
Simon contributed another article to First Reference entitled Working Notice: A Refresher. A copy of this article can be found here.
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.
July 18, 2017
Simon wrote another article on First Reference entitled “Divisional Court confirms Human Rights Code provides statutory authority to demand an Independent Medical Exam”. This blog explores the recent Ontario Divisional Court decision in Bottiglia v. Ottawa Catholic School Board 2017 ONSC 2417 where the court held that an employer could demand an Independent Medical Exam…
January 23, 2015
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.
July 15, 2014
Simon published an article on whether an employee’s dismissal for cause on the basis of profanity should be upheld in, “Arbitrator rules profanity during telephone call with manager insufficient to constitute ‘just cause’ for dismissal”. A link to the article can be found here.