Double shift leads to sleepy worker

Employer didn't normally allow double shifts but worker responded to last-minute request to cover overnight duties
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 06/24/2015

This edition of You Make the Call features a worker who was fired for sleeping on the job.

Kareem Watson was a youth services worker at a Toronto shelter called Eva’s Satellite Shelter, which provided crisis intervention service to homeless youth between the ages of 16 and 24. He had four years of service with Eva’s, with the first three as a relief worker and one as a permanent full-time youth services worker.