Progressive discipline needed to terminate for cumulative misconduct05/11/2005|Canadian Employment Law Today Henson v. Champion Feed Services Ltd., 2005 CarswellAlta 388, 2005 ABQB 215 (Alta. Q.B.)An Alberta court has ruled a company was not entitled to fire an employee for cumulative misconduct because it didn’t have a progressive discipline policy.Walter Henson was a shift foreman for Champion Feed Services Ltd. He’d joined Champion in mid-1995 and, despite having received five verbal warnings and one written warning for aspects of his job performance, had received a promotion, successive wage increases and profit-sharing bonuses. He earned $16.50 per hour when his employment was terminated. 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.