Accommodated worker fights for tougher job

Worker’s temporary physical limitations made him unable to meet requirements for new position but job should be his when he’s medically cleared: Board
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 02/03/2009

An Ontario worker being accommodated for an injury should have been hired for a new position based on his seniority, but not until he provided clear medical evidence he could meet the job requirements, the Ontario Arbitration Board has ruled.