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Canadian Employment Law Today

Aug 19, 2015 Print Edition:

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Employee resigns, starts over at entry-level position

Employee can’t resign from position without also resigning from employment, even if applying for job in another department: Arbitrator

One strike and you’re out!

When a single act of misconduct can be just cause for dismissal

Employees working alone

Employer obligations for the safety of employees on their own

Terminating new hire before she starts the job

Obligations when there's an employment agreement in place but no service yet

False accusation leads to real dismissal

Employee’s claims supervisor threatened him were false and in bad faith in light of co-workers’ reports that nothing of the sort happened

Employee’s voluntary extra shift warrants OT pay: Arbitrator

Once employee volunteered, she was required to work shift, which warranted OT pay under collective agreement

Harassment grievance can’t demand discipline or dismissal: Arbitrator

Union demanded termination of harasser as remedy for harassment

Employee’s status changed to unemployed after online comments

Comments posted after disagreement at work were seen and commented on by other co-workers
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