Worker cut from staff after knife incident

Employee slashed co-worker and threatened him again
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 11/12/2014

An arbitrator has upheld the firing of an Ontario worker who cut a co-worker with a knife in the workplace lunchroom.

The 57-year-old employee was a custodian for Firestone Textiles, a manufacturer of nylon resin and yarn in Woodstock, Ont. He worked for Firestone for 36 years through late 2013.