Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “Pregnant temporary worker files human rights complaint after termination”. This article explored the issues involved when temporary employees who are hired for short term specific tasks file complaints against the companies that have retained them. In this case, the employer was alleged to have terminated the employee because of her pregnancy raising potential liability for a discriminatory termination based on the prohibited ground of pregnancy. A link to the decision can be found here.
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…
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog exploring a recent Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario case where a small farm terminated two employees who wanted to take a day off work for a religious observance. The article entitled, “HRTO concludes teenage Mennonites discriminated against when fired for observing a religious holiday” can be found…
Simon contributed another article to First Reference entitled, “OLRB Upholds MOL Finding that a Vehicle is a Workplace for the purposes of the OHSA”. A copy of this article can be found here.
Simon added another blog post to First Reference on the issue of a failed employee claim of constructive dismissal on the basis of harassment and religious discrimination. A copy of this article can be found here.
Simon contributed another article to First Reference Blog on the top five (5) employment law trends of the year. A copy of this article can be found here.
Simon published another article for First Reference Blogs on how an Employer can make deductions from an Employees wages in accordance with the Employment Standards Act. A link to the article can be found here.