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Canadian Employment Law Today

Sep 2, 2015 Print Edition:

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Dismissal of colour blind security officer not discriminatory: Arbitrator

Worker’s refusal to participate in accommodation process left employer with no choice but to dismiss him

Think carefully before signing that release

Releases are usually the final word, so both employers and employees should make sure they’re prepared to live with it

Enforcing zero tolerance policies

If employees have sufficient warning of the consequences of certain misconduct, can they be automatically dismissed if they're guilty of it?

Waiting to accept employee’s resignation

How much of a cooling off period is necessary before accepting a resignation?

Go directly to dismissal

Employee’s insubordination and alteration of confidential information enough to bypass progressive disciplinary process

Employer can’t deduct cost of detailing truck from smoking driver: Adjudicator

Employment standards legislation prevent any deductions for employer losses without consent

Worker’s firing after demand for OT, vacation pay not a reprisal in Nova Scotia

Worker didn't make actual complaint, just threatened to make one before being dismissed

Employee quits his resignation

Employee gave notice and resignation letter but later changed his mind
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