Employee fails to heed warnings

Employee said she thought she had permission to make certain long-distance calls and take leave on short notice
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 04/29/2015

This instalment of You Make the Call involves an employee who made too many long-distance telephone calls at work.

Donna Reid-Moncrieffe, 49, worked in the Mississauga, Ont., office of the federal Department of Citizenship and Immigration since 1988, first as a clerk and eventually as a citizenship officer. In April 2010 she was suspended for 25 days for “preferential treatment or conflict of interest.”