Simon added another blog post to First Reference, a human resources forum, about current issues in human resources and employment law. Simon’s recent blog is on the issue of age discrimination before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and the dismissal of a Complaint. A link to the article can be found here.
July 22, 2015
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…
February 15, 2017
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled, “Requesting background checks after employment starts”. In this blog post, Simon discusses the recent Ontario Superior Court decision in Covenoho v. Pendylum Inc., 2016 ONSC 4969 which held that it was not unlawful for an employer to request a criminal background check from an employee after…
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…
April 15, 2014
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.
February 19, 2013
Simon published an article on Family Status and the duty to accommodate Childcare Responsibilities on the First Reference Blog. A copy of the article can be found here.
August 22, 2012
Simon presented a 3 hours session to the HRPA on Age Discrimination. He presented a seminar and then led the participants through two fact scenarios so that they could work through difficult and challenging human resources issues involving age.