Threat last straw for insubordinate employeeHistory of angry behaviour culminated in thinly veiled threat against management11/30/2011|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 11/30/2011 Uttering a threat against the employer was just cause for dismissal for a British Columbia newspaper worker, the B.C. Arbitration Board has ruled.Edwards Shea was a senior district manager for the Prince George, B.C., Citizen newspaper. Hired in 1998, he was responsible for delivery routes and the carriers who worked them. He also had a recycling business on the side, of which the Citizen was a client.Shea’s employment was troubled at times, as he appeared to have an attitude problem towards some other employees. In October 2009, he told a sales manager that she was not a competent supervisor and that he made her look good. He was not disciplined for the comments. 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.