History of insensitive comments and actions sealed employee’s fate

Worker had made derogatory comments and harassed co-workers in the past
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 07/15/2009

An Ontario municipal employee’s firing for threatening remarks has been upheld because of his lack of acknowledgement of the seriousness of his misconduct as well as his disciplinary history make reinstatement unreasonable, the Ontario Arbitration Board has ruled.