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Last-chance agreement’s rule leaves little room for flexibility

Employee's desire to wait for union representation to be present wasn't allowed under agreement

Employee’s miscarriage a disability: Tribunal

Injury from a fall and a miscarriage followed by depression were disabilities that resulted in employee’s inability to work

Brief doctor’s notes not enough to prove disability

Vague notes left employer with insufficient information

Workplace harasser given second chance

Employment relationship not destroyed: Arbitrator

Safety violations demonstrate probationary employee’s unsuitability

Employee was trained on safety procedures but didn't follow them not long after being out on his own

Probationary period means no inducement and no notice required

Probationary period intended to provide fair and reasonable evaluation of employee's suitability

Worker susceptible to injury but job caused injury: Tribunal

Increased susceptibility didn't change the fact job duties caused injury
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