Breach of company policy condoned by manager?How is discipline affected if manager allowed misconduct to happen?By Colin Gibson12/09/2015|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 12/22/2015 Question: If an employee’s violation of an important company policy – that all employees must sign a promise to comply with — is allowed by the employee’s manager, can the company discipline the employee once it finds out about the violation? Answer: Employers generally have the right to determine how their businesses should be managed. This right includes the ability to implement workplace rules and policies. To be enforceable, however, a company policy must be reasonable, clear, communicated to the affected employees, and not inconsistent with any applicable collective agreement or contractual requirements. 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.