Worker fired for side jobs while on LTD

Worker accused of receiving income from part-time job and real estate job while on leave for cancer treatment
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 11/12/2014

This instalment of You Make the Call features a worker who was fired for working another job while on medical leave.

The worker was a service supervisor for VHA Home Health Care, a provider of nursing, rehabilitation, personal care and support to clients in their homes in the Toronto area. VHA was also a contracted service provider to community care access centres. The worker’s job involved overseeing personal support workers and establishing client care plans. She worked from home using equipment supplied by VHA.