Poisoning cause for dismissal

B.C. Supreme Court overturns surprising decision by arbitrator that gave CBC reporter his job back after he nearly poisoned someone who complained about him
By Stuart Rudner
|Canadian Employment Law Today

In a previous article, I discussed what is, and what is not, just cause for termination. Determining just cause is definitely an art, not a science, and reasonable people — including judges and arbitrators — will disagree with respect to whether or not just cause exists in a particular set of circumstances.

In that article, I referred to the “poisoning” case of

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio-Canada v. Canadian Media Guild