Conviction for off-duty behaviourEmployee's off-duty behaviour raises trust issues at workBy Brian Kenny07/09/2007|Canadian Employment Law Today Question: An employee has gotten into some legal trouble outside of work. His sentence didn't affect his ability to report to work, but it has called into question his honesty and trustworthiness. His position involves a lot of responsibility and exposure to sensitive information and if we can't be sure we can trust him, it will cause significant problems for the company. Can his off-duty actions be considered breach of trust and cause for dismissal? Answer: To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.