Did the Trial Judge err in concluding that Hondas conduct was sufficiently reprehensible to warrant punishment?
No The trial judge listed the following acts/aspects as reprehensible: • “that the appellant’s motivation for terminating the respondent was to avoid its obligation to accommodate his disability; • that it attempted to intimidate him into seeing its occupational medicine specialist who employed a hardball approach to employee absence • and that the appellant did all of this in full knowledge of the respondent’s particular vulnerability because of his disability” (para 56) The Court of Appeal for Ontario agreed that these acts were reprehensible especially in the context of an employer denying reasonable accommodation to a vulnerable employee with a disability:
- I don have money for an appeal. If the Judicial Conduct Committee finds that the judge was wrong, will the JCC reverse the judges ruling?
- Did the trial judge err in finding that the impugned provisions do not discriminate against public schools?
- Did the trial court reversibly err by failing to file findings of fact and conclusions of law?