Worker suspended for harassment, fired for retaliationWorker continued misconduct after 15-day suspension for harassment09/03/2014|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 09/03/2014 An Ontario arbitrator has upheld the termination of an employee who sexually harassed a co-worker.The employee, referred to as R.V. in the judgment, was the subject of a complaint by a co-worker who was the only full-time female employee at the Blue Mountain facility for Unimin Canada, a producer of industrial minerals.The female co-worker was comfortable in the male-dominated workplace, joking and exchanging coarse language with her co-workers. However, R.V. made fun of her size, eating habits and sexuality on several occasions, making her uncomfortable. He targeted the co-worker with belittling comments and attempts to embarrass her. He also made comments to other employees behind her back and they were getting tired of R.V.’s behaviour. 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.