Road rage incident puts brakes on truck driver’s job

Employers policies outlined how to handle road rage incidents, but driver didn't follow them
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 04/01/2015

An Ontario arbitrator has upheld the dismissal of a truck driver who failed to follow company policy and was involved in a road rage incident.

Marcel Frechette, 48, drove a truck for Air Liquide Canada, a provider of gases, technologies and services for industry and health companies. Frechette had driven large trucks since 1994.