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 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.
Simon published an article on First Reference Blog entitled Ontario Human Rights Tribunal rules company discriminated against employee with developmental disability by paying her wages of $1.25 per hour. A copy of the article can be found here.
Simon published an article on First Reference Blog on a recent OLRB decision involving a company’s breach of the Bill amendments to the Occupational Health & Safety Act. A link to the article can be found here.
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog. The article entitled “Employee Termination Deemed Reprisal” which explored the prohibition against terminating or reprising against employees who exercise their right to refuse unsafe work under the provisions of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. In the article Simon considers the recent decision of Podobnik v….
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 Published another article entitled “Ontario Court of Appeal suggest deference to trial judge in interpretation of termination clause” in First Reference Blogs about a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision that interpreted a termination clause and whether or not the clause rebutted the presumption of common law notice and limited the employee’s entitlements to…