Worker calls in sick too much for employer’s taste

Employee called in sick with different issue after surveillance
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 12/10/2014

This instalment of You Make the Call features a worker with back pain who was fired for excessive absenteeism.

Timothy MacBurnie, 52, started working at the Halterm container terminal in Halifax as a gatehouse clerk in 1988, later a gatehouse supervisor.