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Canadian Employment Law Today

May 13, 2015 Print Edition:

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Employer must pay $30,000 for defaming former employee

Company owners made false accusations against former employee to clients

Hospital discriminated against nurse who forged prescriptions

Nurse’s misconduct was to obtain drugs to feed addiction; angry doctors swayed hospital’s decision not to pursue accommodation

Asking an employee for information for family status accommodation

How much is too much information?

Asking a work-at-home employee to work at the office

Is working from home a fundamental term of employment?

All that and a bag of chips – but don’t forget to pay for them

Intellectually-limited worker not guilty of theft, but he compounded honest mistake by panicking and trying to come up with a story

Ordering drug test OK; dismissal after positive test not

Test didn't prove worker was intoxicated at work

Driver with marijuana leaves the bus

Worker denied drug was his but his story was suspect
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