Worker on modified duties fired after rejected workers’ compensation claimWorker claimed work-related injury but claim was rejected11/25/2015|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 11/25/2015 This instalment of You Make the Call features a worker on modified duties who was let go after his workers’ compensation claim was rejected. Darcy Novak was a truck driver for H & R Transport, a truck transportation company in Calgary. Hired in 2010, he performed various duties including yard driving, city driving, preparing trailers, setting up pike trailers, and general yard duties. Over the first couple of years with H & R, Novak had two instances of discipline — one regarding a missed day of work that was later cleared up after the absence was excused, and a reprimand for breaking a trailer seal. There was no written notice or follow-up for the latter. 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.