No parking for meter technician after fightParking authority fired worker after accidental stabbing with keys during scuffle06/18/2008|Canadian Employment Law Today This instalment of You Make the Call looks at a worker who was fired for stabbing a co-worker. Efrain Rodriguez was a meter technician for the Toronto Parking Authority (TPA). Over a 20-year career, Rodriguez had one altercation in the workplace where he received a two-week suspension. He took an anger-management course and agreed if he used “abusive language or aggressive or threatening behaviour” over the following 15 months, he would be terminated. Rodriguez passed the 15 months without incident. However, two months later, on Oct. 31, 2006, he arrived at work to discover the set of keys he needed for his job duties hadn’t been returned by the technician on the earlier shift due to two emergency calls. He radioed the technician several times and the technician was finally able to return the keys forty minutes later than usual. 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.