Inventory control changes not what employee ordered

You Make the Call
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 06/25/2019

This instalment of You Make the Call features a worker who didn’t like the increased security changes at her work.

Spearing Service is an oilfield trucking service company based in Carlyle, Sask., that transports cargo such as crude oil, water, and natural gas liquids to various locations in southeastern Saskatchewan and Manitoba and operates specialty equipment such as hot oilers and pressure trucks at oilfield sites.

Melissa Paton was an employee of Spearing with the job title of parts and service. Her duties included looking after the stocking of parts for vehicles and equipment and reordering them when necessary, including negotiating prices with suppliers and shipping the parts where they were needed.