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Failure to follow standard procedure worthy of demotion, suspension

Worker didn't complete sheet recording regular safety checks of dangerous equipment

Probation officer’s mishandling of clients too risky

Officer's failure to follow policy monitoring clients created risk to the public

Worker juggling second job fired for manipulating time sheet

Employee entered incorrect times on timesheet many times over a long period of time

Acknowledgment of serious privacy breach saves hospital worker’s job

Worker's misconduct was serious but acknowledgment of responsibility showed employment relationship could be saved

Positive urinalysis drug test not grounds for dismissal: Arbitrator

Tests weren't proven to show current impairment

Insubordination not enough to warrant firing worker with clean record: Adjudicator

Employee left work after argument with supervisor over vacation request but misconduct wasn't serious enough to provide just cause

Successor company responsible for 38-year employee’s severance and pension: Court

Various companies by related owners used similar names and employed worker for 38 years without break
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