Employee’s status changed to unemployed after online comments

Comments posted after disagreement at work were seen and commented on by other co-workers
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 08/19/2015

This instalment of You Make the Call involves a worker who was fired for posting comments about a co-worker on Facebook.

The employee was a crane operator for Tenaris Algoma Tubes, a manufacturer of tubing for the oil and gas industry in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., since 2010. Typically, he worked as part of a crew where someone operated the crane and others worked as stockers of product.